Anna Walker, M.S.
Anna attended Kenyon College for her undergraduate degree where she studied psychology and earned her masters of science in counseling psychology from Northeastern University. Anna has worked with a wide range of clientele in the Boston area and most recently in Rutland County where she worked with at-risk youth. She utilizes both cognitive behavioral techniques and person-centered therapy to aid her clients. In her free time Anna enjoys playing with her dogs, reading and cooking.
Rev. Shirley Oskamp has been a United Methodist pastor for more than 25 years, and a seeker of God in all things for her whole life. She brings an open mind and heart to the work of helping students and the campus community in general make connections between their inner and outer life, between spirituality and material life. Although she has roots in the Christian tradition, Shirley is a support to students, faculty and staff of all religious backgrounds and spiritual traditions.
In addition to serving as chaplain and adjunct professor at Green Mountain College, Shirley pastors two local churches. She teaches courses in the Religion department as well as for the ELA program which include This Sacred Earth, Pilgrimage, Celtic Spirituality, Intro to Shamanism, Stories of the Spirit as well as Spirituality and Ecology in Dialogue, which she co-taught with Biochemistry Professor Natalie Coe. Awarded a Lilly Foundation grant for pastoral renewal in 2010, Shirley and her husband Gary made their way through Celtic Ireland, Scotland and Wales on pilgrimage. She enjoys talking with students and staff about life, matters of the Spirit, and the human adventure.