Anna Christensen, MA
located in Magnolia near Discovery Park
34th Ave. West and Government Way Seattle, Wa. 98199
Office Hours: Monday through Saturday 11 A.M. - 7 P.M.
Accessible by Metro Transit No. 33 and No. 24
Street parking available.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree: Liberal Arts with an area of concentration in Somatic Psychology, 1994
Master's Degree in Transformational Psychology, Antioch University Seattle Washington, 1998
CURRENT EDUCATIONAL PURSUITS: I am currently engaged in homeopathic studies towards certification.
1994-1996: Participant in the annual Assisi Conferences affiliated with the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, Antioch New England Graduate School. These international and interdisciplinary conferences bring together lecturers and participants to explore Jungian analysis, quantum physics, biology, and spirituality with a focus on the archetypal dimensions of selfhood and the confluence of matter and spirit in the psyche and nature.
1983-1984: Studies in Oriential medicine at the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
1985-1987: Practicum in Process-Oriented Psychology training seminars in the Seattle area and a six-week intensive course held in Zurich, Switzerland.
1988: Introductory and intermediate training in CranialSacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute in Seattle, Washington and Hawaii.
1994: Participant in Ecopsychology conference in Malibu, California.
1995: Participant in year long intensive through the Institute for Creative Development, a think-tank and training center in Seattle, Washington. Training focused on theoretical constructs and application of a creative, developmental and integral model to both individual and cultural issues.
1980-1990: Studies in Buddhist philosophy and meditation in Soto Zen and Tibetian Tantric practices. In 1985-86 travelled in Nepal, India, and Burma to visit sacred sites and receive initiation from H.H. the Dalai Lama.
1980 to the present: Private practice in integral healing arts utilizing massage and other somatic modalities; counseling clients in such areas as embodiment, psychosomatic disorders, nutrition; career; creative work; relationship processes; life style choices; dream analysis; subtle energy healing; teaching meditation and stress reduction techniques.
1998: Co-taught seminars on the energetics of natural medicine at John Bastyr Naturopathic University.
1973-1978: Co-founded and established Acadia Health Center, the Seattle area’s first alternative healing arts center and educational facility.
PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: Extensive training in meditation, breathwork, energy medicine, yoga, dance and movement therapy, homeopathy, aromatherapy, and applied psychological theories.