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Learn more about the Shine Founders Mari & Anna 

And feel free to email us at, we'd love to hear from you!

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Mari A. Lee, LMFT, founder of Growth Counseling Services, is a licensed therapist who works with women healing from betrayal. She is the author of the best selling books, “Facing Heartbreak”, and "Healing Betrayal", and is a popular national speaker known as the “Resiliency Rebel” speaking on resiliency and finding the gifts in the wound. 

Mari is passionate about helping women create their best lives and relationships, and loves to support women on their journey toward professional and personal joy and contentment. Visit Mari at  

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Anna Osborn, LMFT, host of Her Life Unscripted podcast, focuses her work on inspiring burnt out, stressed out and stretched thin women to live more intentional and connected lives. 

Anna’s podcast and psychotherapy practice is dedicated to uplifting others by empowering them to discover their individual gifts and use them as strengths in the world. 

For more information about Anna and her work with women, and

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“Anna has a warm, inviting presence that is attractive to almost any walk of life. Being authentically who she is, she has a genuine desire to connect with, empower and empathize with others. Her strength shines and is contagious. She has a trustworthy spirit that provides a safe place to relate to the world around." 

- Mary Lisa Patton, B.A., CADCII, IS, NCFAC


“Mari is a captivating, engaging and knowledgeable workshop facilitator and a gifted speaker. She is a compassionate and gifted therapist and a wonderfully encouraging human being. Mari has a real knack for creating an authentic atmosphere that is safe and supportive for every woman in attendance, no matter what your pace or personality. I would definitely attend another workshop or event hosted by Mari, I felt so comfortable and supported and loved every minute.” 

- Ninoska Montero, LMFT, A Healthy Love Life, Inc.

“Mari is a fantastic retreat leader and presenter! Through fun and thoughtful exercises, participants begin to connect, bond and have meaningful conversations that are focused on healing, growth and self care. Mari’s acumen for bringing women together, along with her ability to motivate each woman in attendance is a rare gift. I recommend her workshops and retreats to every woman I know – you will leave the experience renewed, refreshed and inspired!” 

- Mary Anderson, BA, President, IMP Corporation 

"Anna is an inspirational and humorous presenter who really knows her stuff. Her style is engaging and she brings her topics to life. She has trained my staff in multiple areas and they consistently respond with positive feedback." 

- Margaux Helm, LMFT | Former Director of Programs, WEAVE