2695 Midway Rd
Decatur, GA 30030
Telephone: (404) 641-0717
Anna Robertson, MS LAPC
Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
M.S. Community Counseling
Chi Chi Honors
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
B.S. Animal and Dairy Sciences
Work Experience
Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault
Atlanta, GA
Community Outreach Coordinator
Coordinate efforts of Georgia rape crisis centers to raise
community awareness on the issue of sexual assault through events and
campaigns. Train rape crisis center advocates, law enforcement, victim
witness assistants, and others statewide in their role as advocates.
Supervise interns and volunteers. Collaborate with Department of
Community Health and Men Can Stop Rape on statewide primary
prevention campaign. Work to build collaborations with other
organizations around the state that support GNESA’s mission.
North Georgia College and State University Counseling Center
Dahlonega, GA
Therapist / Alcohol & Drug Educator
Provided individual and group therapy to college students in a liberal
arts/ military college setting. Coordinated programming for on-campus
alcohol and drug education program. Project Manager for grant
sponsored by the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety. Project
Director for proposed grant to expand services and promote awareness
of women's issues on campus.
7/02 – 3/04
Forensic Health Services
New Mexico Women's Correctional Facility / CCA
Grants, NM
Clinical Therapist
Provided individual and group treatment to female inmates in the NM
correctional system. Conducted intake screenings, diagnostic clinical
assessments, and crisis intervention. Participated in psychiatry consultation
meetings, conducted art therapy workshops as well as yoga and other
holistic programs, coordinated discharge planning.
6/01 – 5/02
Columbus State University Counseling Center
Columbus, GA
Counseling Intern
Provided individual and group counseling to college students, conducted
intake assessments, DSM-IV diagnosis, and crisis intervention. Developed
and conducted campus-wide workshops. Conducted career counseling
with students.
3/99 – 1/00
Georgia Outdoor Therapeutic Program
Warm Springs, GA
Facilitated group work for 10-11 troubled adolescent girls in a wilderness
setting. Part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team to develop and
implement treatment plans for clients. Planned and implemented extended
outdoor trips and assisted with basic living skills.
Professional Training, Consultation and Speaking Engagements:
Dating Violence
Brewton Parker College Mt. Vernon, GA
Presented in conjunction with Georgia Legal Services and The Haven Domestic
Violence Shelter to discuss sexual assault in a dating violence context for college
United Way of Dekalb County Decatur, GA
Facilitated discussion with low income teen girls on safety planning, self-esteem,
dating violence, and good decision making as part of larger program in
preparation for prom.
Job Corp of Atlanta
Facilitated a group discussion with a mixed gender group of students from the
on dating violence as part of a larger educational fair.
Advocacy 101
The Haven Valdosta, GA
Hodac, Inc. Warner Robins, GA
Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia Rome, GA
Northside Hospital Cumming, GA
Grady Rape Crisis Center Atlanta, GA
YWCA of Northwest Georgia Marietta, GA
Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center Statesboro, GA
Golden Isles Children’s Center Brunswick, GA
Lily Pad SANE Center Albany, GA
SAFE Blairsville, GA
Appling Healthcare System- Baxley, GA
Presented a 3-Day Advocacy training curriculum in which I developed for rape
crisis center advocates, campus counseling staff, victim witness advocates,
volunteers and campus law enforcement.
Sexual Assault and SANE Programs
Emory University Decatur, GA
Conducted module on sexual assault basics and SANE programs in Georgia as
part of a larger training hosted by Emory University.
History of the Rape Crisis Center
Southern Poverty Law Center Immigrant Justice Project, Project Esperanza
Montgomery, AL
Presentation on the history of the rape crisis center movement and sexual assault
basics to advocates working with migrant farm worker women as part of their
annual working group meeting.
Sexual Assault Prevention on College Campuses
North Georgia College and State University Dahlonega, GA
Invited speaker for women and leadership committee and project dignity oncampus presentation on sexual assault in Georgia.
Stress Management for Corrections Employees
Corrections Corporation of America Grants, NM
Training for prison employees on stress management as it relates to working in a
corrections environment.
Suicide: Myths and Misconceptions
Corrections Corporation of America Grants, NM
Training for prison employees on suicide education.
Yoga Therapy for Trauma Survivors
Women Healing Women Atlanta, GA
Seminar conducted for women of color support group.
Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims
Southern Poverty Law Center Law Department Montgomery, GA
Training on safety planning and assessment of sexual assault as part of initial
interviewing for attorneys working with migrant farm worker populations.
Yoga for Holistic Health
2005 Women in Leadership Conference Dahlonega, GA
Conducted holistic yoga workshop as a part of the Women in Leadership
Women and Gender in the Workplace
City of Augusta EEOC
Presented a module on gender in the workplace as part of a larger diversity
City of Atlanta Fire Department
Contributed to policy and procedure as well as training curriculum for project
Safespots offering refuge to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child
exploitation, and infant abandonment in Atlanta.
Civil Remedies for Sexual Assault Victims
Georgia Legal Services
Presented on civil legal needs of victims of sexual assault as part of a larger
training for the VAWA funded legal assistance to victims program.
Ethics and Confidentiality in Advocacy
Hodac, Inc. Warner Robins, GA
Clinical Group Work Conducted:
Stress and Mood Management- A 10-week psycho-education group for
female inmates on the physiology of stress and mood as well as skills for
Grief and Loss- A 10-week psycho-education group for female inmates on
the stages of grief outlined by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and John Bowlby.
Adjustment Group- Weekly group with women new to the prison facility to
address issues of adjusting to being in prison. Group conducted in the
reception and diagnostic unit, a maximum-security unit within the facility.
Utilized poetry to facilitate discussion of coping with imprisonment and
justice system.
Recidivism Reduction Group- Conducted 4 units (12 hours) of a teamfacilitated group on recidivism reduction with women about to be released
from prison. Covered career counseling, education, belief systems, and
Anger Management- A 10-week psycho-education group for female
inmates on ways to manage anger while in the facility as well as after release.
Women's Empowerment Group- A 10-week psycho education group for
female inmates on finding empowerment after and during domestic violence.
Curriculum encompassed cycle of violence psycho-education.
Relaxation Exploration- An introductory workshop designed to teach
relaxation techniques to college students.
Career Seminars- Seminars designed to help students in career decisionmaking using Holland Occupational Classification System (HOC).
OUTREACH- A Campus support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
transgender students.
Substance Abuse Group- Group conducted with sanctioned college
Clinical Testing Experience:
DISCOVER windows version
SII Strong Interest Inventory
WPT Wonderlic Personnel Test
MMPI-2 Minnesota Multiphasic Personality InventoryBSI
TAI Test Anxiety Inventory (“Test Attitude Inventory”)
16 PF Fifth Edition
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse Measures (SASSI-3)
Texas Christian University (TCU) Drug Screen
Suicide Probability Scale (SPS)
Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES)
Certifications/ Special Training:
Management Concepts Grant Training Uniform Administration
Requirements for OMB A-102 and 2-CFR Part 215
Office of Justice Programs Fiscal Management Seminar
Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC)- Georgia Composite
Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family
Therapists. License #APC001031
Certified Yoga Instructor- Peachtree Yoga Studio followed by additional
training with Erich Schiffman and at Tias Little. Additional training at
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Sand Tray Therapy Training Level 1 and Level 2, New Mexico Sand Tray
Training Institute
Community Volunteer Activities:
Georgia Organics- Volunteer Coordinator 2008
Oakhurst Community Garden
Cook’s Warehouse- Decatur, GA
Atlanta Women’s Foundation Destiny Fund- Atlanta, GA 2005-06
Women in Leadership Conference -Dahlonega, GA 2005
Lumpkin County Sexual Assault Task Force- Dahlonega, GA 2004
Humboldt Arts Council- Eureka, CA 2004
New Mexico Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty- Santa Fe, NM 2004
Skirt Art Women’s Art Circle- Montgomery, AL 2002
Aid to Inmate Mothers- Montgomery, AL 2002
East Alabama Battered Women’s Task Force- Auburn, AL 2001
Old 280 Boogie Music and Art Festival- Waverly, AL 1999
Other Work Experience:
Full- Time Freelance Yoga Instructor
Dahlonega, Gainesville, Sautee
Instructor- Strategies For College Success (SFCS 1000)
Instructor- Yoga (Recreational Sports)
North Georgia College and State University
Dahlonega, GA
8/97 – 8/98
Graduate Assistant
Department of Dairy Science
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
10/96 – 8/97
Assistant Herdsman
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Brown’s Valley, CA
6/95 – 12/95
Advertising Intern and Public Relations Coordinator
World Wide Sires
Visalia, CA