Annabelle Drda joins the Fusion Los Gatos team as an English teacher and Test Prep Instructor. She received a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from UC Berkeley and then went on to complete a master’s degree in South Asian Studies from the University of London, followed by five years of PhD work in the same field at UC Berkeley. She has also completed a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Annabelle taught literature, mythology, and religious studies classes at UC Berkeley for four years as a graduate student instructor and then completed two years of internship as psychotherapist in training at clinics in San Francisco and Santa Rosa. She loves dancing, creative writing, and hiking, as well as spending her free time with her husband, friends, family and cat.