Soul Matters-Spirit Works, a consulting ministry founded by Rev. Anna J. Shouse,
Ph.D., combines positive spirituality with sound psychological and recovery principles.
Our focus is the development of healthy relationship with Spirit, self, and others.
We are a positive, professional resource for spiritual communities and their leadership,
for addiction treatment and mental health professionals, and for people in recovery.
We bring workshops, seminars, trainings, retreats and consulting services to your
brings professional training and
experience to her work.
Ph.D. in Communication and Human Relations from the University of Kansas
Extensive experience teaching in university, community, and spiritual education settings
Ordained and licensed Unity minister with fourteen years of successful church leadership
Extensive experience effectively utilizing systems approach to leadership and training
M.A. in Addiction Counseling – Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies
Extensive experience supporting recovering people and families
Focuses on practical applications of spiritual principle
Inspires participants to more deeply experience Spirit within themselves
Presents with humor, intelligence, warmth, and liveliness
Walks her talk
“When you hear Rev. Anna Joy say, "So here's the deal"… sit up and pay attention
because the gem of wisdom about to be expressed or demonstrated is deeply meaningful!
Rev. Anna Joy is a heart-centered, spiritually-astute teacher/coach who can get
to the heart of the matter in simple everyday terms.”
Rev. Paulette Pipe former Manager of SpiritPath Retreats and Minister of “Touching
Soul Matters-Spirit Works is committed to bringing light to the soul through -
Combining positive spirituality with sound
psychological and recovery principles
Focusing on the development of healthy relationship
with Spirit, self, and others
Providing effective, practical approaches that foster
Inspiring people to live and serve from strength and
Soul Matters-Spirit Works is a member of the Association of Unity Churches International
and a part of the worldwide Unity movement