Retreats, Speaking & Media

Ann is a nationally recognized expert on women’s mental health and mind-body issues. You may have seen or heard her comments here:

  • Mother’s Day Rally for Moms’ Mental Health at Postpartum Progress blog
  • USAToday
  • Reuters story on and
  • “Kidtalk” on Martha Stewart Living, Sirius Satellite Radio
  • MSNBC/NBC News/The Today Show
  • Many local Dallas news shows, including CBS, NBC, Fox and the WB
  • CBS Radio, NPR, and Armed Forces Radio
  • Videos produced by Family Experience Productions, airing in hospitals on the Newborn Channel
  • Many podcasts, including Motherhood Uncensored
  • “Autumn’s Story” on Discovery Health Channel
  • UPI stories appearing in many newspapers
  • Parenting,, The Globe and Mail, Fit Pregnancy Magazine, American Baby, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, The Dallas Morning News, and Dallas Child

Ann has conducted training on women’s issues for hundreds of health professionals and parents, including these listed below. In addition, she was a key contributor to the perinatal mental health curriculum of Postpartum Support International, and holds PSI’s Certificate of Course Completion in Perinatal Mental Health.

  • Cross Country Education nationwide
  • Greater Dallas Mental Health Association
  • ASPO/LaMaze International
  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • Texas and Oklahoma WIC
  • Head Start
  • La Leche League

Topics Ann can address for your group include:

  • Mommy Guilt Boot Camp: Get your guilt gland into shape
  • Living the Perfectly Good Mother:  Opting out of the Mommy Olympics
  • The Blues and Beyond: Postpartum Emotional Reactions
  • Self-Care for Caregivers: Mothers, Health Professionals, and Others
  • Emotional Aspects of Reproductive Function: PMDD to Menopause
  • End the Guilt and Second Guessing: Straight Thinking for Women
  • Bye, Bye Alpha Mom: Hello Perfectly Good Mom
  • Mindful Living: Enrich Your Life With Meditation, Conscious Intention, and Yoga
  • Women’s Retreats–any of the above topics or custom design for your group
  • Coming soon to a location near you: Healing Birth Trauma Retreat

Ann is available for media interviews and for presentations, training, week-long and weekend retreats, and consultation for women’s and parenting groups, mental health and healthcare professionals, and university and hospital systems. Please contact her at (214) 343 – 1353 or email her at

For a sample of Ann’s speaking in recent appearances, listen to this Motherhood Uncensored podcast.