Is loss paralyzing your life? I offer innovative programs and tools to help you work with the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of job, life transitions.
Five Point Consulting provides life direction in spirituality, grief, addiction, recovery, relationships and organization. In addition, Five Point specializes in one and one, couples, family and group consulting, speaking, retreats and educational opportunities as well as promotes a healthy, well-rounded life for all individuals.
My unique personal and professional experiences provide the foundation of the company, complemented with an educational background,featuring a degree in ministry, addiction and pastoral counseling sustained with internships in mental health, addiction and clinical pastoral education.
“My passions come from a unique perspective and distinct experiences. Raised in a law enforcement family on an Indian reservation with personal knowledge of discrimination, domestic violence, addiction and significant losses gave me a familiarity of the fragility in the human person. Channeling those experience to work forming homeless shelters, serving on countless boards to address violence, racism, including the establishment of the Martin Luther King Commission, identifying the impact of addiction through my work as a member of the North Dakota Attorney Standards Boards and Adult Resource Center, Rural Survival Task Force, Catholic Family Service, North Dakota AIDS committee and Mission Haiti, to name a few. I also wrote a monthly column on the human condition. I have spent years working one on one with individuals and families to realize their potential.
More than anything, raising a family of five children and loving life to the fullest, I have always believed in the words of Mother Teresa: “Making a difference one person at a time” –words that serve my faith and belief in the inherent beauty of each human being.”
Annetta’s book was nominated for the Minnesota Book Award.
She adds “Through gaining knowledge and understanding of recovery, hope appeared.”
Annetta continues to work on a sequel to Catholic Alcoholic along with another research project called Invisible People as well as a cadre of children’s books and her weekly blog.
The years of working with people struggling with addiction, abuse, AIDS, depression, grief, violence, hunger, racism, and despair -- the one constant at their very core is a rare and distinct beauty. When I witness that pain turn to life, I witness the Creator. It is always there. Some people just need to be unconditionally loved to find itAnnetta M. Sanow Sutton - Owner of Five Point Consulting