Ann Frazier West, Ed. D. is an Educational Therapist, metaphysical teacher, and writer. As a child she had paranormal experiences, including dream visits with her father who passed away when she was eleven. As an adult, her paranormal experiences have continued in her practice of meditation and contact with loved ones in other dimensions.
Dr. West began her metaphysical study as a young adult, leading her to spiritual teachers, Ann C. Manser, author and founder of the wisdom school, Pages of Shustah, Inc.; Rev. LeRoy E. Zemke, senior minister of The Temple of the Living God in St. Petersburg, FL, internationally known intuitive consultant and author and; Rev. Carol E. Parrish, minister, Dean Emeritus of Sancta Sophia Seminary, and author. Among her metaphysical studies are the Max Heindel Rosicrucian work, Builders of the Adytum (B.O.T.A.), Pages of Shustah, Holy Kabalah, Theosophy, Anthroposophy.
Ordained in the Light of Christ Community Church, Tahlequah, OK, a non-denominational church and member of the International Council of Community Churches, Dr. West served as associate minister, spiritual teacher and advisor for Sancta Sophia Seminary, and church pianist and vocal soloist. She has presented workshops on Color, and on Angels, Devas, and Nature Spirits at the Great Lakes Retreat for Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship International (SFFI), and for other spiritual centers; she has taught classes in Pages of Shustah and Spiritual Science. Other workshops, retreats, and seminar topics include Esoteric Principles of Sound and Color, Sacred Movement, Dreams, Intuitive Art.
With a background in nursing and color healing (Dinshah Spectrochrome), Ann is also a Reiki healing practitioner.
A mother of four, Ann has had careers in nursing; as teacher of art for children and founder and director of Little Studio School of Art in Florida; Art Coordinator and painting instructor at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL; head mistress and teacher in a small private school (Sparrow Hawk Academy) in Oklahoma; Clinic Director of the Child Guidance Clinic at Oklahoma State Dept. of Health and psychotherapist with educational and therapeutic work in Cherokee Indian communities. Her education includes an Ed. D. in Human Development Counseling (Vanderbilt University); M. Ed. in Special Education (V. U.); B. A. in Visual Art (Eckerd College in FL); Oil painting, Carmel Art Institute, Carmel, CA and Bendell Art School, Bradenton, FL; Nursing (R.N.), Mid-State Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN.
Currently, Ann is writing and working with children with learning challenges in her private practice as an Educational Therapist in Nashville, TN. She will soon publish her book: The Great Transition: Bridges to the Afterlife.