Julie T. Anné, Ph.D.

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.”  Dr. Julie is a favorite eating disorder media expert who is frequently featured on local news stations:  abc15, kpnx15, azfamily3, KTAR, etc.  Additionally in 2017, Dr. Julie created an educational YouTube series, “[not-your-typical] Eating Disorder Recovery Tips Tuesday” and “From Hunger to Fulfillment” with her esteemed colleague, Dr. Ashley Southard.  

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.  It is with this spirit, that Dr. Anne’ was given the Gratitude for Giving “Spirit” award in 2010.

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, neuroscience and research and utilizes creative, expressive, transformational therapeutic techniques to bring about change.  Her therapeutic style encompasses change through the multifaceted theoretical lens of:  Internal Family Systems, Attachment Theory, Emotional Focused Therapy, Existential, Gestalt, Interpersonal, Psychodrama, Object Relations, Jungian and Self-Psychology approaches.

Dr. Anné believes that when the goal of therapy is to identify and fully resolve the underlying, causal dynamics that are driving your emotional disorders, complete and lasting change occurs. She believes further that it is possible to completely heal past issues of trauma, abuse and/or the aftereffects of early emotional and family of origin dysfunction so as to create the self you would have been, had trauma and dysfunction never occurred.

Dr. Anné has an affinity for working with anorexic, bulimic, and emotional overeating, and 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 fully heal. 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.

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.

To learn more about Dr. Julie or to follow some of her inspirational work online, click on the social media links below or visit our press page!

“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.’”

Follow Dr. Julie T. Anné

 

Dr. Julie’s recent YouTube episode discussing Eating Disorders & Emotional Intimacy on,

“[not-your-typical] Eating Disorder Recovery Tips Tuesday”