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"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

-Anais Nin

About Annie Temple


Annie Temple is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Sacramento, California.


Annie attended UC Davis for her undergraduate education and California State University, Sacramento, for her graduate program. Annie has experience in multiple therapy modalities including: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS). Annie has also received specialized training in treating Perinatal and Postpartum mood disorders and providing LGBTQ Affirmative therapy.


In addition to seeing clients in her private practice, Annie practices yoga, spends time with her family, and participates in community activism. 

Professional Trainings


Foundations of the Internal Family Systems Model (In Progress)


Introduction to Internal Family Systems (2020)


Principles of Hakomi (2019)


Maternal Mental Health Intensive: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (2019)


Treating Trauma Master Series (2019)


Practicing Self-Compassion: A Workshop with Kristin Neff (2018)


ACT III- Mastering ACT (2018 and 2020)


ACT II (2016 & 2018)


ACT Bootcamp (2015 & 2017)


Basics of Somatic Experiencing (2016)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Wellness and Recovery (2016)

Narrative Therapy Intensive (2013)



Nylund, D., & Temple, A. (2018). Queer Informed Narrative Therapy: Radical       Approaches to Counseling with Transgender Persons. In Social Justice And     Counseling: Discourse in Practice (pp.159-170). New York, NY:Routledge.