Anna has worked in mental health for two decades, initially as a mental health nurse before training as a Cognitive Therapist in the UK in 2005. Following her return in 2009, Anna set up the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies to help raise the profile of CBT and ensure a solid network of support and training for clinicians in New Zealand.
Anna is an honorary teaching fellow at the University of Auckland with a special interest in supporting the delivery of psychological interventions within the mental health workforce.
Anna joined the Wise Group two years ago as the Clinical Lead for their new e-CBT tool, Just a Thought, and continues to practice clinically as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for Tamaki Health PHO in Auckland. Anna is excited to participate in learning, collaborating, and sharing knowledge in order to help grow the innovative landscape of e-mental health and addiction services in New Zealand.