Ms. Anthony earned her undergraduate degree from University of California, Santa Barbara, and her Master's degree from Antioch University in Santa Barbara.
Her early work was in helping empower survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. After a move to New York in 2002, she turned towards addictions and developed her skills in motivational interviewing, guided imagery and "acudetox" a 10 point acupuncture protocol to alleviate post acute withdrawal symptoms.
Since 2005, she has lived in Jacksonville, has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings with a special interest in families and children. She has also worked in schools off and on for about 4 years and extensively with adolescents.
She has presented on Social and Emotional Development, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Self-Care, Parenting and Adolescents and Stress. She also created a farming retreat for teens (3D Life) to address some of the gaps in coping strategies she has noted in her work.
She has been in private practice since 2013 and enjoys painting, writing, reading, traveling, exercise of any kind, enjoying time with her 2 daughters and growing things in her garden.