Ann Frazier West, Ed. D. is a retired Educational Therapist, a 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 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, spiritual teacher and author; Rev. Carol E. Parrish, teacher - minister, Dean Emeritus of Sancta Sophia Seminary and author. Among Ann's metaphysical studies are the Max Heindel Rosicrucian work, Builders of the Adytum (B.O.T.A.), Pages of Shustah, Holy Kabalah, Theosophy, Anthroposophy.
In association with 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 spiritual teacher and advisor for Sancta Sophia Seminary, and church pianist and vocal soloist. She has presented workshops on Color, 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), she is also a Reiki healing practitioner.
A mother of four, Ann has had careers in nursing, as teacher of art for children and adults 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 Tahlequah, OK; Clinic Director of Child Guidance Clinics for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and psychotherapist with educational and therapeutic work in Cherokee Indian communities.
Ann's education includes an Ed. D. in Human Development Counseling (Peabody College of Vanderbilt University); M. Ed. in Special Education (V.U.); B. A. in Visual Art (Eckerd College); 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 retired from her private practice as an Educational Therapist in Nashville, TN and is focused on her writing. She is author of the 2014 book publication: THE GREAT TRANSITION: Bridges to the Afterlife.