Anita Barnes Cauthorn

Anita Barnes Cauthorn - Coordinator of Case Management

Anita Barnes Cauthorn is a results-oriented professional with over thirty (30) years’ experience counseling, consulting, developing, facilitating, planning, training, organizing and administrating programs. As a retired Social Worker, she devoted her career to help improve the lives of people who have been diverted by life’s journey. She believes that change for the better can be accomplished by a healing journey of self-discovery, self-help, self-empowerment and self-love. Also, she believes that one’s culture and spiritually can be used as a means of moving towards self-reliance.

During her Social Service professional career, she held various positions:

  • Methodist Services – Supervisor for Bridge House, the Transitional Housing program for homeless women.
  • Vine Memorial Baptist Church – Human Service Coordinator/Office Manager
  • National Comprehensive Center for Fathers – Director of Case Management and Director of Human Resources.
  • Philadelphia Parent Child Center – Family & Community Partnership Manager for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.
  • Women in Transition – Director of Counseling Services for clients suffering from domestic violence, substance abuse, homelessness and behavioral health issues.

With all her positions, Ms. Barnes Cauthorn’s mission was to touch and transform the lives of many and empower them to make positive changes for themselves and their families. She educated her clients about accomplishing their goals, by striving for total wellness in mind, body and soul, thus she created Empowerment Counseling for the Soul, where people could receive individual and couples counseling sessions to manage their personal challenges which could result in productive solutions. 

Ms. Barnes Cauthorn has a BA in Human Services from Antioch University and a MA in Organization Management from the University of Phoenix. She is a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor; a Multicultural/Diversity trainer; a former Co-chair of the Women of Color Caucus – East for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and an Offender Employment Specialist through the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the US Probation Office.

Additionally, Ms. Barnes Cauthorn is an established business owner of her agency, Asante & Associates, LLC, where she is a business developer and a professional networker.

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