First and foremost, Ann has raised three children who have become successful adults. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in the state of Minnesota. Ann has also worked in educational settings for over 20 years. She worked as a school based mental health therapist for four years before launching her private practice. Ann holds certificates in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy, and Distance Counseling Credential. She is a member in good standing with the following professional associations: Black Therapist Rock, American Association of Christian Counselors, and The National Black Child Development Institute.