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Anna Empey

Anna graduated with her degree in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Brigham Young University and has spent her career working in Public Relations and Marketing. As a former patient of Cognitive FX, Anna has a unique perspective of the clinic's ability to help individuals have a better quality of life after an injury. She is focused on helping as many people as possible to understand that there is hope and you can do something to resolve lasting concussion symptoms.

Recent Posts

Self-care is something we all forget about—until we push ourselves too far. We want to give you a new perspective on self-care as you continue to enjoy this summer.

Often, we see or hear that self-care is taking a bubble bath or taking a nap, which could be part of self-care for you. These are...

Everything Changed After My Brain Injury

I lived with post-concussion symptoms, from two separate brain injuries, for almost five years. It was one of the hardest periods in my life,  trying to make it through each day, dealing with the migraines, and fighting to live a somewhat typical life.


As we start a new year, now is an excellent time to implement a new routine to help you live the life you want.

Not sure where to start? Begin by thinking about these questions:

  • Are you managing your time how you would like to?
  • Are you doing the things you enjoy?
  • Are there other activities you...

I sustained my first concussion in July of 2011, playing broom hockey. My roller skates slipped out from under my feet, and I hit the back of my head on the right side on cement.

I didn’t know how severe my concussion was until I went to the doctor a week later with symptoms such as:

  • Blurry...

During the holidays it gets hectic and extremely stressful, particularly for those who already are trying to cope with everyday life with post-concussion syndrome or a concussion.

When I first was recovering, I felt like I couldn’t find words to write about my experience. I couldn’t explain either written or vocally how I was feeling or what I was going through. Over time, writing became something that helped me learn how to gather my thoughts and express myself. I...