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BookWORM; Anna Surti Ariani: From the page to real life

  • Cemara Dinda

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 13 2016   /  09:28 am

(JP/Cemara Dinda)
From psychology textbooks to novels, child and family psychologist Anna Surti Ariani, or Nina as she is called, has always welcomed reading into her life. Her journey in the world of psychology started in her youth when a child psychologist visited Nina’s elementary school to talk with students.

“She told me that if I had any problems, I could tell her. I was quite a shy girl especially when it came to making friends. But she listened to me and gave me the confidence I needed,” Nina told The Jakarta Post.

Over the years, she remained adamant about her passion for helping people, particularly families and all their intricacies.

“Throughout my career development, I was solely interested in the husband-and-wife relationship. But then I realized that eventually, a couple will have children and they will devote their lives to their child. And...