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 in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, and has an MFA in Acting from NYU. She has worked as a spiritual director and grief counselor for over 15 years and is an associate at the Interfaith Counseling Center. In addition she serves as a grief consultant to The Dinner Party, Miracle Messages, and Reimagine, where she is currently facilitating workshops on Post-Traumatic Growth. Mary Anne has provided grief support at Glide Memorial Church and Hospice by the Bay, worked with bereaved children at 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 in SF's Tenderloin District.