Areas of Expertise


Innovative Program Development

As a leader in the field of addiction and co-occurring  disorders treatment and recovery, Ann has created programs in many settings.  She has been an early adopter of many evidence based practices, and knows how to move agencies into sustainable models of care incorporating the best services and treatment approaches. 


Creating Clinical Expertise

Ann is a dynamic trainer, developing clinical skills and knowledge.  Her style is engaging and humorous.  She understands the world clinicians and auxiliary staff live in, and brings her training to life by weaving in her years of direct clinical services and supervision.  From Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to Diversity, Brain Science to Harm Reduction, she offers not only information, but practical applications staff can take back into the workplace. Ann also understands the necessity of ongoing clinical supervision and refreshers, and works with supervisory staff to make sure a sustainability plan is well in place. 


Community Engagement

Ann is able to engage with community members to create an environment of healing and recovery. Her work is best done in collaborative initiatives, where she draws out a shared vision in which participants feel invested.  Her collaborations have involved such projects as creating drug courts, initiating Medication Assisted Therapies programs and developing integrated treatment for substance use disorder and mental health issues.

Ann is skilled at engaging  stakeholders in a shared commitment to common goals, in a way that encourages enthusiastic participation and innovative problem solving.


Evaluations and Treatment Referrals

If you are struggling with substance abuse and/or mental health issues, you or a loved one needs help, but don't know how to get started, Ann can help you explore treatment and recovery options. Whether it is choosing the right therapist, outpatient or residential service, Ann has the breadth and depth of knowledge to help guide you to the path that is best for you. 

With 35 years of experience in the fields of addiction and mental health, Ann has the skills to assess your situation, recommend the best treatment plan, and facilitate access to the right treatment program to get you started on the road to recovery.  


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