Mary Anne Cook, MFA, DASD
MARY ANNE COOK focuses on grief and life transitions, working with both individuals and groups. She adapts and responds to individual needs drawing on her training in three distinct fields, counseling, mindfulness, and creative arts. Mary Anne studied at NYU’s School of Social Work, has a diploma in Spiritual Direction from the San Francisco Theological Seminary, is trained as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, and has an MFA in Acting from NYU. She has worked as a spiritual director and grief counselor for over 10 years at the Interfaith Counseling Center and the Mindfulness Care Center. In addition, she has provided grief support at Glide Memorial Church and Hospice by the Bay, worked with bereaved children and their guardians at the Wendt Center and Josie’s Place, and offered spiritual support for those struggling with addiction and homelessness for the Ignation Spirituality Project, and at the Healing WELL and the Gubbio Project.