Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Director, Founder of A New Beginning
Julie T. Anné, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder Specialist and the Founder and Clinical Director of A New Beginning, LLC, Arizona’s celebrated outpatient treatment center dedicated to the successful resolution of all eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder), emotional eating, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse and marital/relationship issues.
She is also the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of TheHealthyWeighOut, LLC a groundbreaking program that is changing the manner in which chronic issues with weight, emotional eating and binge eating disorder is being addressed in the United States.
For the past 26 years, Dr. Anné has brought her personal brand of passion, skill, and unprecedented hope to the world of eating disorders, providing both professionals and clients with an effective therapeutic road-map to attain FULL recovery, and the skills and unwavering belief that FULL recovery is possible.
Fiercely committed to the healing process of each of her clients, Dr. Anné wholeheartedly believes that “the gift within my work is mutual, with both myself and my clients’ lives being touched by the therapeutic process we journey together.”
Nationally Recognized and Trusted for Over 25 Years
Dr. Anné is a nationally recognized Eating Disorder and Emotional Eating Specialist whose work is frequently featured in the media. “Dr. Julie” has had the honor of working with the cast of abc’s Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, as well as serving on the Medical Advisory Board of EmpowHER Media as an eating disorder and body-image Health Expert. In 2010, Dr. Anné was featured as a top national eating disorder specialists on E! Network’s 2010 critically acclaimed documentary series, “What’s Eating You.”
While Dr. Anné wears “many hats” in her multi-faceted professional role, her primary love is the art of psychotherapy. An esteemed clinician, Dr. Anné draws from a comprehensive clinical foundation steeped in psychological theory, science and research and utilizes creative, expressive, transformational therapeutic techniques to bring about change.
Dr. Anné believes that when the goal of therapy is to identify – and fully resolve – the underlying, causal dynamics that are driving your emotional disorder(s), complete and lasting change occurs.
Dr. Anné has an affinity for working with anorexic, bulimic, and emotional overeating / binge eating disordered clients and especially enjoys working with “late-in-life” eating disordered individuals, aged 35 –- 80. Dr. Anné is frequently referred individuals who have “failed” in past treatments and/or who have chronically struggled with their emotional disorders, oftentimes for decades.
In addition to her specialized work with eating disordered individuals, Dr. Anné feels passionately about helping those who have experienced childhood trauma and/or neglect to heal and to create the self and the life they so deserve. In this capacity, Dr. Anné works extensively with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, the aftereffects of psychological trauma, dysfunctional family-of-origin history, and couples seeking to regain a sense of lost joy in their relationship. Dr. Anné is a formally trained EFT Couples and Marital Therapist and enjoys using EFT as one of her therapeutic approaches to the healing and restoration of intimacy in relationships.
Lastly, Dr. Anné is a passionate spokesperson and is oftentimes found inspiring, educating and providing hope to others through media engagements, public speaking events and body-image advocacy work. Dr. Anné is frequently asked to speak on the topic of eating disorders and enjoys utilizing these opportunities to get the all-important message out that “full recovery from all eating disorders is possible!” It is with this spirit, that Dr. Anne’ was given the Gratitude for Giving “Spirit” award in 2010.
Dr. Anné 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. Anné’s extensive clinical experience includes facilitating individual, group, marital and family psychotherapy in inpatient and outpatient settings; program development; consultation, clinical training and supervision; community education and outreach; psychoeducation; and research. Dr. Anné has been board licensed in the state of Arizona since 1993.
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“Living life with a genuine sense of self-worth, empowering self-esteem and the confidence to be who you are truly meant to be, is a gift. For those fortunate enough to have attained these traits through healthy past experiences, there is gratitude. For those who were not so fortunate, there is a beautiful opportunity called ‘therapy.’”
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