Anna Svetchnikov – Mrs. St. Lucie County



Cause: Mental Health Matters

Organization: Speak Up For Kids is the exclusive 501(c)3 fundraising arm for the Guardian Ad Litem program of Palm Beach County, Florida with a mission of 100% advocacy for every abused, abandoned, or neglected child in Palm Beach County.

Anna Svetchnikov is the Founder and Executive Director of Longwood Care, Inc., a licensed marriage and family therapist and author. Anna is a graduate of University of Massachusetts, Boston and holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology. She has practiced psychotherapy for more than 12 years, specializing in providing solution-focused therapy to individuals, couples, children, parents and families.

With more than 40 books published for children, parents and adults, these books focus on providing therapy through storytelling to support emotional intelligence and social emotional learning from a young age to be guided and reinforced into adulthood. Anna has received numerous accolades, awards and has appeared on national television networks and provided expert opinions in news outlets.

Anna is happily married to her high school sweetheart Michael and together they raise three beautiful boys. Her family enjoys spending time together by being creative and most importantly by having fun.