Marita AndersonMarita Anderson is a Chaplain with a Master in Jewish Studies from the Academy for Jewish Religion, California. She trained at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, providing spiritual care to families in the NICU and the Rehabilitation Unit.  She also served as an Interfaith Chaplain at Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center, working with cancer patients. Marita is currently preparing for board certification with the Spiritual Care Department at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

Marita is participating in the Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training with the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.  She is also training to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness (UMass Medical School).

Marita holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.  She was born and raised in Odessa, Ukraine and immigrated to the United States at the age of eleven.