Anne Contee, Founder
"Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord" - Swami Sivananda
Anne Contee, RYT, MS, MBA, LGPC, is the founder of the White Lotus Wellness Center, professor of Yoga Studies within University of Maryland’s Kinesiology department, and current licensed clinical mental health professional. She fused her previously earned MBA and lifelong yogic studies to create a holistic healing center. Anne is also provider at her center, certified as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor from Maharishi University, Fairfield, Iowa and offers Ayurvedic and Yoga Wellness consultations.
Anne has completed her second master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling through Loyola University’s Pastoral Counseling degree program. Anne will be providing professional counseling services and integrating a holistic approach which emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit.
Currently Anne’s clinical interest and work is oriented to work with clients and their families suffering from primary and secondary PTSD. Anne’s has started her training with Trauma Center at Justice Resource Center in Boston, MA. Recently she has received her training in evidence-based Trauma Sensitive and Informed Yoga Therapy. Based on her training and results from the study reinforces that trauma trigger can be minimized with appropriate yoga resources. Her work involves working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Anne’s spirituality is a harmoniously blending of her eastern upbringing with the western contemplative perspectives. Anne values an objective and judicious intervention for a healthy cooperative relationship among couples. Anne has experience in facilitating couples’ yoga classes, meditation and mindfulness-based activities.
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