Anja came to California from Nova Scotia to work in the Bay Area in a group home for adolescents. During that time she realized that she wanted to pursue graduate studies and become a therapist. Anja attended Antioch University Santa Barbara where she attained a Masters in Clinical Psychology and she is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Her clinical experience includes hospice, crisis intervention, hospital settings and private practice.
Anja enjoys playing with her nieces and nephews, writing, drinking tea, boogie boarding, horseback riding, comedy shows, and folk music concerts. She takes joy in connecting with animals and helping people live well.