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Meet Anna Linde



Anna smiles widely into the camera while standing in front of a rocky background.
Anna Linde (she/her), MA

Anna (she/her) is a certified sexuality coach and sexological bodyworker in training. She helps to integrate different levels of consciousness through the practice of movement to extend and connect what your body is trying to express when your words are not enough. She believes that the use of art can be a power tool for releasing the body from painful society norms and destructive life rules. As a Somatic Sex Coach, Anna brings your body to the center during your healing and discovery process.


She embraces the possibility of letting your subconscious speak up and is here to support you in shaping new meaning and creating cohesive stories within you.

Coaching specialty areas

  • Mixed relationships/Relational Privilege

  • Healing after trauma and abuse

  • Neuro-divergent sexuality and sexual connection

  • Parenting neuro-divergent children towards sexual health


Coaching approaches

  • Somatic Sexology/Sexological Bodywork

  • Dance & Movement

  • Cognitive Behavioural Coaching


Certifications

  • Malmö Universitet, Master in Sexology

  • Lifecoach Academy, Sweden, Certified Couple & Relationship Coach

  • World Association of Sex Coaches (WASC), Certified Sex Coach

  • Socialstyrelsen, Sweden, Legalized Counsellor in CBT


Education

  • Institute for the Study of Somatic Sex Education, Somatic Sex Educator/Sexological Bodyworker (In training)

  • Karlstad Universitet, Dance & Movement Therapy

  • The Swedish Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy, Counseling

  • Gävle Universitet, Sweden, Bachelor of Science in Social Work

Schedule a FREE discovery call today and learn how I can help!

 

What past clients have shared...


“Anna is a thoughtful and intentional guide as you navigate connection and body movement. As an adoptee herself, she understands the struggle many adoptees have with attachment and how it can affect your relationship with your own body and in connecting with others. Anna has opened my eyes and comfortably pushed me to open up in new ways in my own body movement through dance and in my connection with my partner. I am thankful there is a thoughtful and insightful resource like Anna in the world for adoptees and their partners."

Issac E., U.S.



“Working with Anna Linde has helped reconnect me to the language of my body which has brought a new level of intimacy into my relationship. She has a warm and empathetic approach. She established a nurturing space where both my partner and I felt heard and safe to explore our most vulnerable selves. I recommend Anna to anyone seeking a deeper connection with themselves and their loved ones!”

Lauren + Nat, U.S.





“Anna has helped me a lot when it comes to working on traumas that I hadn’t worked on before. The most important thing for me was to be able to talk to a fellow black adoptee. Especially with Anna’s knowledge when it comes to sexual and mental health.”

Gabriel O., Haiti/Sweden








"As a teacher and coach, Anna is extremely generous with her knowledge and advice. She has the ability to see beyond the initial questions, problems  and thoughts, and deepen the conversation. She’s also great fun to talk to, and I truly cherish her insights and quick mind, as well as her grounded and thoughtful remarks.”

Nicke N, Sweden






"Anna always brings energy and compassion into her conversations and our time together. She is good at thinking critically, finding solutions and filling gaps with unexpected knowledge. She has an ability to make people feel seen and heard, and her authenticity creates a safe, family-like and warm energy in whatever room she is in."

Vinh, Sweden



 

FAQs

Where are sessions held?

I currently serve clients across the globe and provide coaching and education services virtually.

What are your rates?

What is the difference between coaching and therapy?

Do you accept insurance?

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More from Anna: Bringing Your Body to Center


content warning: references racial, adoption, and sexual trauma

Anna Linde, sexuality educator and coach smiling with a bouquet of flowers covering her chest

I came to Sweden as a six-week-old baby, adopted from Brazil. Dealing with life, as well as navigating intimacy and distance, is an ongoing process when you come from a background and history of traumatic separations. Those traumatic layers became layers of unspoken words in my body that I had to not only navigate, but eventually separate.


Since my teenage years, I had a will and curiosity to dig deeper into the true meaning of roots, family, and culture, where my own sexuality played an important role. Dancing was one way I learned about roots, but it wasn´t until I was older that I realized how the healing parts in movement could open different levels within myself.


Coming from an upbringing in a white-dominant society, I’m used to being “othered”, but what has been truly shattering is that Swedish society doesn’t use the terms “race”. Being othered and exposed to racism in a country where race isn’t acknowledged, is a trauma itself. These experiences caused a lot of stress that for a long time wasn't possible for me to speak about. My position in this majority-white society made me hungry for more knowledge and the situation with my biological family forced me to work on my healing journey. I learned as much as I could about trauma and sexual violence, and at the moment, I’m writing my thesis on how international adoptees (in Sweden) deal with and understand sexual health.


I began diving deeply into my own body, discovering how colorism, sexism and racism affected my movement profile, my body-language and my voice, and I've elaborated and navigated myself in the space in between, my thoughts and actions.


The search for my roots and my own path has indeed been trial and error in many ways. Going back to Brazil was important but it also brought me painful experiences. I thought that the land and the people would help me find answers to the unspeakable questions that were stored in my body. But in Brazil, I had to face the racism internalized inside my biological family as they exhaled the terms and slurs they used for people like me.


Over and over again I learned that the answers have always been inside of me.


The stories we carry inside need to be seen and heard. And for that, we need to have an expression for the weight that we are carrying around. We need an expression, to make what our bodies store, visible, so that we can get new experiences of being seen and heard. That expression can come in the form of dance and movement.


Besides my work in sensuality and sexuality, I love challenging norms and attitudes that lie within what is called “normal”. I am a world schooling mom of two who prefer an electronic dance festival to the ordinary day in life, bringing learning-by-doing to the next level.



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