Anne Smith, MSSA, LSW
Hello, my name is Anne Smith. I graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2016 and am a licensed social worker. I started my career as a school-based social worker in the Cleveland area. Since then, I have spent the last four years completing mental health assessments for clients of all ages in the Akron and Canton area. I have over five years of experience working in-home programs. I have experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, and PTSD.
I believe in meeting my clients where they are at in life. I assist my clients in creating a plan to accomplish their goals and will provide encouragement along the way. I use treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy to help clients meet their goals. Seeking help can be uncomfortable and scary, so I strive to create a safe environment for my clients to express themselves in.
My interests include pregnancy-related issues, postpartum depression and anxiety, pregnancy loss (miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies), birthing trauma, parental stress, medical trauma, and chronic illness. I currently live in Northeast Ohio with my husband, daughter, and two cats. I am an avid reader, and love doing jigsaw puzzles. I also enjoy hiking on nature trails with my family and love to learn new things.