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  • Meet Anna Beard

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    It's nice to meet you:

    My name is Anna. 

    I am a licensed mental health counselor.  I received my master’s degree in counseling at Sioux Falls Seminary and completed post graduate studies in mental health counseling at the University of South Dakota. 

    What do I do? What can I offer?

    I help adults and teens process deep emotions linked to depression and anxiety, identify trauma responses that promote cycles of distress, and assist with emotion regulation, support, and personal growth. 

    I help creatives and highly sensitive people (HSP) create environments and lifestyles to understand, develop and optimize their unique strengths. 

    I help couples to create a greenhouse for their relationship. I teach them the art of being a couple by creating a deeper friendship, developing emotional intimacy, affection, affirmation, and improve functional patterns. I am a trained Emotion Focused & Gottman Method therapist.

    I help clients to understand how nutrition, food choices, nature and movement can improve their mood and wellness.  I am a certified integrative mental health provider and wilderness therapy guide.

    I help client to develop a life cadance to promote work/life balance, internal peace and emotional wellness.

    I help to support pastors, chaplains, spiritual directors and first responders through burn out, overwhelm and fatigue. 

    I hope to have the opportunity to work together! 

    -Anna

    It's nice to meet you:

    My name is Anna. 

    I am a licensed mental health counselor.  I received my master’s degree in counseling at Sioux Falls Seminary and completed post graduate studies in mental health counseling at the University of South Dakota. 

    What do I do? What can I offer?

    I help adults and teens process deep emotions linked to depression and anxiety, identify trauma responses that promote cycles of distress, and assist with emotion regulation, support, and personal growth. 

    I help creatives and highly sensitive people (HSP) create environments and lifestyles to understand, develop and optimize their unique strengths. 

    I help couples to create a greenhouse for their relationship. I teach them the art of being a couple by creating a deeper friendship, developing emotional intimacy, affection, affirmation, and improve functional patterns. I am a trained Emotion Focused & Gottman Method therapist.

    I help clients to understand how nutrition, food choices, nature and movement can improve their mood and wellness.  I am a certified integrative mental health provider and wilderness therapy guide.

    I help client to develop a life cadance to promote work/life balance, internal peace and emotional wellness.

    I help to support pastors, chaplains, spiritual directors and first responders through burn out, overwhelm and fatigue. 

    I hope to have the opportunity to work together! 

    -Anna

    Are you ready to take the first step?

    My Values

    Confidentiality

    Creating a safe place were you can be open, transparent and real.

    Creativity

    Looking at life from different angles, seeing potential and possibilities

    Compassion

    People respond to grace, kindness and empathy

    Acceptance

    Finding a place where you are welcome and belong

    Reach out to me today!

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