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Dr. Natasha Annis

Founder of The Wellness Studio, LLC 

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Leadership Coach, Facilitator, & Registered Yoga Teacher

Hi, my name is Natasha Annis and I bring over 20 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors. My passion is to help people and organizations enhance their knowledge, performance, and effectiveness by building resilient and effective workplaces. 

Because of my diverse professional training I bring a breadth and depth of knowledge to the work, using science-based interventions and an integrated framework. I began my career with a focus in health psychology where I trained in the use Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and positive psychology interventions to help those struggling with eating disorders, body-image issues, chronic pain, and stress-related medical conditions. Over the years I"ve built on these specialties, earning additional certifications as a strength-based leadership coach, a certified Corporate Athlete trainer, and a registered yoga teacher. In addition to working with individual clients and teams, I frequently facilitate workshops on topics such as effective, inclusive, and resilient leadership; energy management, peak performance, and stress recovery; and building self-awareness and emotional intelligence through personality assessment feedback and mindfulness practices.

Currently I spend my professional time working with and for national security agencies and local law enforcement, as well as private sector orgnizations and clients via  the Wellness Studio, delivering a unique blend of coaching, mindfulness, and/or yoga interventions depending on clients' individual needs. I belong to several professional organizations to ensure continuous learning and growth, to include serving as a fellow with the Institute of Coaching, McLean, affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist: Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology

ICF, Leadership Coach: George Mason University's Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being

Certified Facilitator in The Corporate Athlete program

RYT, Certified Yoga Teacher: The Yoga and Ayurveda Center

Certified Barre Instructor: Barre Above

Click here to view my professional CV to learn more. 

 

I look forward to our work together...gaining insights, building on strengths, addessing blindspots, and discovering a sense of thriving in all that you intentionally pursue.

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Dr. John Ambery

Author, Psychologist, Resilience Instructor, & Leadership Coach 

I am deeply honored to assist others build their effectiveness and resilience toward pursuing their passion and purpose. I offer expertise in the application of resilience and mindfulness within the workplace, leadership development, and the engagements of everyday life. My experience in this area spans over 20 years, including two published manuscripts: Mindful Alignment: Leadership in the Hyper-Connected Age (2017) and my doctoral dissertation, Mindfulness Meditation and Its Enhancement of Psychotherapy Skills (1997).

As a coach, I help clients become more intentional and effective in how they impact people and advance their personal and professional goals. I bring deep expertise in assessment instruments, coaching, and leadership development to bring forth, then focus client strengths. Through our work, clients create alignment across their values, intentions, behaviors, and environment to live with purpose and pursue fulfilling goals.

 

Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist: Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology, University of Hartford

ICF, Leadership Coach: George Mason University's Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being

B.A., Psychology: Fairfield University, minors: Philosophy and Religious Studies

To schedule our first meeting, send me an email by clicking on the button below.