A lotus flower submerges every night into the mud —undeterred by its negative environment—
it miraculously re-blooms the next morning without residue on its petals.
Prepare to transform and awaken like a lotus flower.
Holds Space with Safety
In a sacred healing space of loving kindness, with a person-centered and compassionate method coupled with the skill set to listen, guide and witness people on their journey of self-discovery.
Anne's egalitarian approach will hold space for your pain and will be a humble journey guide to lead you towards empowerment and healing.
Anne's therapy stems from a safe understanding of cultural perspective and inclusiveness. Anne services the under privileged, under serviced and holds no judgment or opinion in culture, race or religion.
Anne has completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Loyola University’s, along with her Master's in Business from Bowie State University. She provides professional counseling services, integrating a holistic approach which emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit.
Anne is a certified Imago relationship therapist and a Master Leader of the Safe Conversations™ process. Anne works with couples, and individuals, and practices from a collaborative partnership and alliance which disempowers generational familial dysfunction.
Anne has a Pastoral Counseling Degree
Extensive training in trauma-center yoga
LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor),
MS, Certified Imago/Relationship Therapist
Imago Relationship Therapy is a form of romantic relationship and couple therapy that focuses on relational counseling that transforms a conflict into an opportunity to grow and heal.
Harville Hendrix Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D. are the founders of Imago Therapy and of Safe Conversations® READ MORE
Professor of Yoga Studies within the University of Maryland’s Kinesiology department and a graduate of clinical mental health. Certified as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor from Maharishi University, Fairfield, Iowa and offers Ayurvedic and Yoga Wellness consultations.
Anne harmoniously blending her eastern upbringing with the western contemplative perspectives.
Certified Leader of Safe Conversations
Anne's passion is empowering others with the tools in the Safe Conversations relationship connection process.
CEO and Co-Founder of Female Warrior Co., an online membership community providing personal growth and community-building skills to support women through workshops, events, online courses, guidance and relational connection. A cohort of industry specialists, coaches, therapists and analysts providing the skills and techniques needed to strengthen confidence and communicate with authenticity, in pursuance of redirecting negativity in conversations. LEARN MORE
Safe & Sound Listening Certification
Certified leader in Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP). SSP is a five-day music therapy intervention designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience.
In accordance with Florida Statutes, Anne is registered as an out-of-state telehealth provider in the State of Florida .
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional - CCTP
CCTP reinforces Anne's knowledge and ability to counsel as a Trauma Professional.
Certified Nature Informed Therapist
Nature informed therapy is a form of clinical counseling that integrates the healing properties of the natural world into mental health treatment.
Anne will be both your guide, and your living model, of what the intentional relational theory looks like. By providing a safe environment, the root of your unmet needs will be addressed, allowing you to build conflict-free relationships that will create wonder and joy.
Anne’s unbiased, inclusive and professional approach will provide the tools to deepen your communication, build a bridge to each other’s world, and repair ruptures in your relationship.
We will Navigate through your differences and creatively repairing relational ruptures when they occur.
Whether together for one year or for ten years, we will focus on renewing what brought you together in the beginning with an objective and judicious mediation towards a healthy cooperative relationship.
Therapeutic, Healing and Restorative Yoga.
Restorative yoga stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, which slows the heart rate, regulates the blood pressure and relaxes the entire body. It is considered particularly beneficial for those suffering from anxiety, insomnia or headaches, as well as other stress-related conditions. Restorative yoga is also believed to boost the immune system and accelerate the body's natural healing process.
Safe & Sound Listening Certification
The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a five-day music therapy intervention designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience. The program is derived from nearly four decades of research on the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and social-emotional processes. Following successful completion of the intervention, individuals become better able to focus in school, work, therapy, and everyday life and experience a calmed emotional and physiological state.
WHAT TO EXPECT
An optimistic view of the world that is overflowing with awe, joy and wonder
How to become conscious in your relational connections with a lighted-hearted journey of healing and a deeper awareness of others.
Protect, nourish and transform your relationships into enduring and
Discover stages of relationships, both professional and personal
How to develop safe environments that cultivate mindfulness, wholeness
and relational connections.
A more profound understanding of Safe Conversations™, a research-based relational methodology that equips you with the skills and techniques to talk without criticism, listen without judgment and connect beyond differences.
Are my therapy sessions covered by insurance?
Absolutely. Anne Contee is credentialed with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tricare, United and Cigna.
What is Imago Therapy?
Imago Relationship Therapy is a form of romantic relationship and couple therapy that focuses on relational counseling that transforms a conflict into an opportunity to grow and heal. Imago Relationship Therapy is accessible for all partners in romantic relationship, no matter the sexual orientation.
Harville Hendrix Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D. are the founders of Imago Therapy and of Safe Conversations®
What other approaches do you apply in your sessions ?
EMDR, Polyvagal Theory and Trauma Informed Yoga.
Polyvagal Theory and use nervous system mapping which in powerful in couple’s work and understanding transgenerational trauma.
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many mindfulness interventions during session such as meditation, emotional freedom techniques or know as tapping meditation, yoga therapy and humor
Is there a minimum session commitment?
Not at all. The is your journey , we will work together to meet your needs, goals and sessions that suit your lifestyle.
Can I go alone if my partner is not interested?
Absolutely. Couples counseling often starts with one partner guiding another. We can work on your needs as well as the needs of your relationship.
I live authentically by being true to myself first, curiously listening and then allowing others to live more courageously.
- Anne Contee