Ann Hitchins

LCSW, Psychotherapist

Degrees & Licenses:

Bachelor of Art (BA), Art and Women’s Studies
MA, Art Education
MSS, Clinical Social Work
LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Hampshire College; BA, Art and Women’s Studies
Bryn Mawr College of Social Work and Social Research; MSS, Clinical Social Work
Three year Gestalt Therapy training at the Philadelphia Gestalt Center
Extensive training in teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction from Thomas Jefferson University, The Mindfulness Institute, and with Jon Kabat Zinn at The Omega Institute.
Additional training in trauma, family therapy, group processes, CBT, and Mindfulness based third wave therapies, creative and expressive therapies, and grief and loss.

Theoretical orientation:

I use a creative flexible, approach, based on relationship with the client. Marshalling the client’s resilience and creativity in the service of healing and growth is crucial. I use insight oriented, humanistic, and expressive means as well as problem solving strategies in my work. I come from a mindfulness framework and will train clients in those approaches as needed and desired. I have expertise in developmental transitions; relationship issues; career or creative development; depression and anxiety; a history of trauma or abuse; grief and loss; family problems; identity issues; academic problems; social anxiety.

Treatment modality:

Individuals, families and groups

Ann Hitchins