Anna combines her years of therapeutic experience and somatic and Vedic psychology with her Masters in Transpersonal Psychology and her PhD research in Consciousness Studies. The result is a comprehensive and gentle approach to navigating life and relationship through change, crisis, life's beginnings, and endings. It is also a way to read the signs and messages that the body offers through its symptoms.
Accessing the wisdom of the body and the open, relaxed mind can literally unblock and rewire the nervous system. With her "wax on, wax off" approach, Anna allows the obstacles to relaxing as presence to release while meditatively aligning you with the awake, aware presence that you innately Are. This enables you to simultaneously surrender the old and engage in new and meaningful ways.
This work can help you gain resiliency, rest the nervous system and increase your capacity to hold and experience emotion in a healthy way as they rise. Because our nervous systems are negatively impacted by any trauma, large or small, this approach assists you in resolving these holding patterns from the past, opening the body and mind to presence, flow and ease.
" Most of my life, I have had a sense that there is something “more”. I’ve looked and looked and tried to find peace in everything from religion to drugs to family and career. And still… in the depths, something “real” was missing. The dis-quiet grew and the thoughts inside my head rambled beyond my control. Everything on the outside looked just right, but inside I suffered. Until one day, I made a decision – I didn’t want to suffer any more…but I didn’t know how to stop it or if it was even possible. I had no idea if there was actually a Truth to be known, but if there was, I wanted to know it. Finding myself bewildered and wandering, Life brought me Anna Pittman.
Anna was like a light entering the darkness in which I was swimming. I’ve known Anna for several years from attending her amazing yoga classes, which have always been a balm to my body and spirit. Coming from an academic background, I wanted to work with a well-trained counselor. I was drawn to Anna’s incredibly in-depth training and educational background. I quickly realized, however, that her knowledge goes far, far beyond books. Anna is guided with powerful gifts of insight and awareness which stem directly from her knowing of Consciousness. Her ability to truly listen and compassionately communicate integrated her multitude of gifts in such a way that she was able to dive straight into the heart of my suffering. Anna gently and intuitively guided me to open in ways that allowed me to realize the Truth of my Being. There is no doubt in my heart that a light of true healing shines in Anna. Her presence in my life, as in the lives of countless others, is transformative. I am incredibly blessed to call her teacher and friend."