She was born in Sălaj County. In 2000, she graduated with a degree in the Faculty of Human and Social Studies, in 2006 with the Master in Psychological Counseling (both in Oradea), and in 2013 with a PhD in Psychology within Babeș-Bolyai Univeristy in Cluj-Napoca.
She owns a private Psychology Office, has worked as a Psychologist for Fundația Căminul Felix and Fundația Casa Speranței in Oradea. She is a permanent teacher at the Emanuel University and at the Partium University in Oradea.
She published in “Romanian Journal of School Psychology” and “Issues of Interest for Social Work Practice”. She has participated in national and international scientific events and is a member of several national and international Associations.
Annamaria Balla believes that every child is entitled to have a family and not an institution love, care for and accept them unconditionally – regardless of age, skin color, or health.