Ann Hilton-Adams MSW, LMHC

Ann Hilton-Adams MSW, LMHC

Caregiver Counselor


Evergreen Health Hospital

Education

Education

highschool
High School
Traverse City Sr. High
undergrad
Bachelor
Social Work
Eastern Michigan University
graduate
Graduate
Social Work
Grand Valley State University
Career

Career

Caregiver Counselor

Provide counseling support for primary nonpaid family caregivers.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Non-Profit Organizations
Government
Government
Helping People
Helping People

Day to Day

Empowering and supporting caregivers in their unexpected journey of caregiving for a loved one on a daily basis. Validating the challenges of how their role has changed from a loved one to a Caregiver role. Helping with tools for stress, guilt, feeling overwhelmed, grief and loss.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Understanding, compassion and validation. The ability to intuitively experience and assess others' feelings and needs for validation and compassion. This is what makes unity.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

First and foremost know how to set boundaries between your work and personal life. Self care is an important piece if you want to survive in any workplace, but especially in the Social Work, Counseling arena. Know in your heart that you want to be able to give back to your community and that what you give is very important and WILL make an impact.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Social Work
graduate
Graduate
Social Work