Our Trainers

SIP Training Programs are provided by professional trainers who have extensive experience teaching the Satir Model in a variety of settings.   All of our programs are experiential with an emphasis on personal and professional application of the learning through practicing and exploring Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy throughout the training.

Linda Lucas, LCPC, LPC

Director of Program Development, SIP Trainer

Linda J. Lucas, Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor, MA, LCPC, LPC, has extensive training in Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy.  Linda is a counselor and an enthusiastic, experienced trainer.  She provides trainings for professionals, teachers, educators, staff, and families working with at-risk adolescents, attachment issues, addictions, couples, families, grief and loss, and self-care.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Sangamon State University in Springfield, Illinois, USA, and earned a Master of Arts in Human Developmental Counselling at the University of Illinois, Springfield, Illinois, USA.

Linda is Program Director, Clinical member, a member of the Satir Institute of the Pacific Training Directorate, and a trainer for the Institute.  She is an approved senior trainer and faculty for the Banmen Satir China Management Center.  Linda has an on-line private practice providing clinical supervision, and therapy to individuals, families, and couples. Linda traveled throughout the world conducting Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy workshops and programs, until COVID19. Now she conducts  her work on-line. In addition, Linda provides Soul Contact/past life regressions.


Anne Morrison, MSW, RSW

SIP Trainer

Anne Morrison, is a Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, and experienced Satir trainer, supervisor, and therapist.  Her career spans 50 years and includes work within family counselling, mental health, education, hospice, and various community settings.

Anne has provided therapeutic services, counsellor training, and clinical supervision to an international client base that includes Canada, USA, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand. As a trainer with the Satir Institute of the Pacific, Anne has taught both Level I and II programs in Canada and New Zealand for the past 15 years, as well as a variety of other Satir workshops.

Anne earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology from Pomona College, in Claremont, California and received a National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship to complete her Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Washington School of Social Work in Seattle Washington. She has regularly upgraded her professional skills through numerous Satir Model trainings over the past 20 years.

Anne has been both a Board member and Director of Membership for the Satir Institute of the Pacific, and she co facilitates the Vancouver Island Satir Network. Anne is a clinical member and Training Directorate member of the Satir Institute of the Pacific.  She is also a member of the BC College of Clinical Social Workers and the BC Association of Social Workers.

Anne’s clinical counselling practice is based in Chemainus, BC and she conducts her sessions by zoom or Face Time.


Jennifer Nagel, MA, RCC

Director of Trainer Development, SIP Trainer

Jennifer Nagel, MA, Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) and has extensive training in the Satir Model and has been leading trainings for a diversity of groups and programs including therapists, educators, community groups, at-risk adolescents, therapeutic programs, non-profit organizations and corporate groups. She has presented many workshops and training programs internationally, and works regularly in Canada, China, and Kenya. Jennifer is a member of the British Columbia Association for Clinical Counsellors, the International Family Therapy Association, the Virginia Satir Global Network and a clinical member of the Satir Institute of the Pacific (SIP). She is the Director of Trainer Development for the Satir Institute of the Pacific (SIP), and on faculty as a senior trainer for the Banmen Satir China Management Centre.  Jennifer also works with individuals, couples, families and youth in private practice, and provides clinical supervision to other therapists. She is the author of “Magic in the Muck: Finding Grace in Chaos” and is passionate about teaching Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy programs around the world.



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