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Anna and her family have lived in Europe and Africa, and until recently have lived in the Wayne area where Anna built her therapy practice. Anna has now closed her in person clinical practice and moved to NW Florida.  She is available for supervision for therapists using telephone or HIPPA compliant social media platforms to enable face to face consultations. As a sought after speaker, she is also available for motivational speaking engagements and retreats.

She was an Adjunct Professor at Eastern University and a motivational speaker in schools, such as Malvern Prep, St Katherine of Sienna, and churches and business organizations on varied topics. These included Winning Under Pressure and The Price of Privilege. She spoke on Invest in Yourself  at the NEXUS Innovative Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Global Youth Summit held at the United Nations in New York in 2014.  Anna also facilitated creative spiritual retreats for various groups.

Anna is an Advanced Certified Schema Therapist, has her BCCP certification (Board Certified Clinical Psychotherapist), a member of the APA (American Psychological Society), a clinical member of the AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), a member of the ISST (International Schema Society) and a UK Chartered Psychologist and is an AFBPsS (Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.) 

 

I was trained in the UK as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (Doctorate equivalent at Oxford University England). I am Licensed as a Professional Counselor and for 12 years had my own my private practice in the heart of Wayne, PA.

My early training was in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and over the last 30 years I have trained in other evidence based treatments and specialize in Schema Therapy. My clients find real benefit from this integrative approach as it gives us what I call a ‘road map’ - a tangible way to work on understanding and overcoming their ‘lifetraps’ that they keep falling into again and again.

”Working with Anna using Schema Therapy has put my life story and behavior into a context that makes sense to me and has given me a map for positive change and growth. Working with Anna has been an amazing experience.”

Whether it is depression symptoms, anxiety or not feeling quite good enough, barely having the energy it takes to make it through a day, or going through familiar patterns in relationships that are simply sad repeat performances of others that didn’t work out either, a good therapist who is accredited to a professional body, Licensed and tried and tested, can help you!
— Anna Balfour