Annie grew up in New Hampshire and attended college in North Carolina where she studied Recreational Therapy. She received her CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) and worked for 5 years at a Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facility in Newtown, Connecticut where she facilitated recreation activities for older adults with dementia. Annie went back to school for her MSW and has worked in addiction, mental health and with the juvenile justice system. Annie is looking forward to combining her rec therapy background with social work to enhance her client’s quality of life while supporting their recovery. She loves traveling and meeting and making connections with people from all cultures. Annie loves making art – jewelry, notecards and mobiles. She is loving getting to know the Salt Lake area, hiking, skiing, yoga and reading.