Anna Hammer, MFT, LAMFT
Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
As an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Anna works under the direction and supervision of Kara McDaniel, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC who is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and the founder and owner of Lifescapes Counseling Services, LLC. Anna works with individuals, couples, and families facing challenges in life and watching as growth, strengths and self-awareness develop throughout therapy.
Anna believes that the therapeutic journey can be a meaningful chapter in one’s life. Anna's foundation as a therapist lies in the family systems perspective meaning she looks at the family system as a whole and the relationships within the family when working with clients, even if working with one person. She believes in meeting clients where they are while fostering a safe, trustworthy environment. Anna strives to provide symptom relief, coping skills, and self-awareness that can be used throughout life.
Anna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Alabama and obtained her Master of Family Therapy from Mercer University's School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Her experience includes working in community, school, hospital and clinic settings. Passionate about helping others, her focus of therapy includes treating relational issues, anxiety, depression, behavioral issues and grief and loss. Additionally, Anna has a background in working with individuals with special needs including those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as individuals diagnosed with cancer and their families.
As a native Georgian, in her spare time, Anna enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking barre classes, watching college football, and playing with her dog and cats.
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