Dr. Julie T. Anné
Dr. Julie T. Anne′ is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder Expert and inspirational advocate for the therapeutic healing process. She is the Founder and Clinical Director of A New Beginning, an innovative outpatient treatment center in Scottsdale, Arizona dedicated to the comprehensive care of all eating disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse and relationship issues. She is also the Co-Creator of TheHealthyWeighOut, a groundbreaking Emotional Eating Weight Loss Program created especially for chronic dieters and emotional/binge eaters who are caught within the diet-overeat-diet-overeat problematic eating cycle.
For the past 23 years, Dr. Anne′ has enthusiastically brought her unique style of passion, clinical skill and an unending belief in the individual’s ability to heal from the emotional struggles which confine them, to her therapeutic work with clients striving to overcome severe eating disorders, morbid obesity, depression, anxiety, abuse / trauma and relationship issues.
Fiercely committed to the healing process of each client, Dr. Anne’ has dedicated her professional life to helping others live life fully, with an unencumbered sense of personal joy and the emotional health they deserve.
Dr. Anne’ is a respected, nationally recognized eating disorder and emotional eating specialist whose work is frequently featured in the media. Dr. Anne’ has had the privilege of working with the cast of abc’s Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition. Additionally, Dr. Anne’s therapeutic work was featured in the 2010 acclaimed E! network documentary series, “What’s Eating You.” Dr. Anne’ is an esteemed member of the Medical Advisory Board for EmpowHER Media, where she brings her expertise in the area of eating disorders, body-image and women’s issues to this exciting new health medium.
While Dr. Anne′ enjoys a broad range of clinical duties, her primary love is the art of psychotherapy. An esteemed clinician, Dr. Anne’ combines a unique foundational base steeped in psychological theory, science and research with creative, expressive, transformational therapeutic techniques. Dr. Anne’ is frequently asked to speak on the topic of eating disorders and she enjoys utilizing public speaking, media opportunities, innovative inspirational retreats and blogging to help educate, inspire and get the word out that “full recovery from all eating disorders is possible!”
Dr. Anne’ is equally committed to halting the heartbreaking, epidemic spread of eating disorders in our ever-increasing younger population of children and to decreasing our culture’s unhealthy “obsession” with weight and body-image. Towards this goal, Dr. Anne’ is passionate about teaching parents, medical providers, and the media how to approach weight, body-image and food in a healthy, non-eating disordered manner so as to successfully prevent BOTH eating disorders AND obesity in our next generation of children.
Dr. Anne′ received her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology – San Diego and her bachelor’s degree and doctoral clinical training from Arizona State University. Dr. Anne’s extensive clinical experience includes facilitating individual, group, marital and family psychotherapy in inpatient and outpatient settings; program/facility development; consultation, training and supervision; community outreach; psychoeducation; and research. Dr. Anne′ has been board licensed in the state of Arizona since 1993.