About Anne Richardson
Anne Richardson, M.A. is a Board Certified Chaplain, Certified Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitator, Certified Spiritual Director and poet based in Portland Oregon. Since 2009 she has worked in home hospice, coming alongside those at the end of life and their families and friends, creating space for them to weave their stores and listen to their own narratives with sacred intention.
Anne earned a Masters of Art in Christian Education and her Certificate in Spiritual Direction from George Fox Evangelical Seminary. Her chaplain certification is through the Association of Professional Chaplains. She has a certificate in Palliative Care Chaplaincy Specialty from CSU Institute of Palliative Care @ California San Marcos. Anne received her labyrinth facilitator training and certification through Veriditas, home of the labyrinth movement. Additional training includes two years at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center with one year as a fellow focusing on veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the deep loss that accompanies those who have been in combat or suffered other traumatic events.
Anne regularly participates in writing workshops, including through Portland Women Writers, where she is also a guest workshop facilitator. Her current project is compiling her own poetry for publication.