Julie T. Anné, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, Eating Disorder Expert, Founder & Clinical Director of A New Beginning


Julie T. Anné, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder Expert, and the Founder and Clinical Director of A New Beginning, LLC, Arizona’s premier outpatient treatment center dedicated to the FULL recovery of all eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder), emotional eating, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse and marital/relationship issues.

“Dr. Julie” is the Co-Founder of TheHealthyWeighOut, LLC, an innovative, no-diet treatment approach for people struggling with emotional eating, binge eating disorder and associated struggles with weight.

In 2019, Dr. Julie co-created a groundbreaking online international education & support community for emotional and binge eaters,  TheHealthyWeighOut Circle of HOPE, where she co-hosts “The Deeper Work for Full Recovery” VideoCast, an informative (and fun!) weekly series where she enjoys educating viewers about the instrumental, underlying issues that bring about disordered eating. 

Recognized for her exemplary work in the field of Eating Disorders, Dr. Anné was invited to join the esteemed Faculty of Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in 2018, where she serves as a Consultant and Guest Lecturer in the area of eating disorders for the medical students of Scottsdale Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.


Esteemed Psychologist for over 28 Years

For the past 29 years, Dr. Anné has brought an enthusiastic blend of passion, skill, and unprecedented HOPE to the world of eating disorders, helping clients and training professionals in her unique, effective therapeutic approach that brings individuals to FULL and lasting recovery.

Fiercely committed to the healing process of each and every one of her clients, Dr. Anné believes, “The gift within the healing therapeutic relationship is mutual, with BOTH my client’s life and MY life being deeply touched by the meaningful process we journey together.”

“In my thirty years of medical practice, I’ve never met a more effective and insightful therapist as Dr. Julie Anné.”      — Connie Mariano, MD,  Former White House Physician        

While Dr. Anné wears “many hats” in her multi-faceted professional roles, her primary love is the art of psychotherapy. Through her warmth, compassion and therapeutic skill, Dr. Anné creates a safe emotional space for her clients to HEAL.

Known for her “The Deeper Work” approach to FULL recovery, Dr. Julie helps clients to resolve and then heal underlying emotional wounds and psychological deficiencies, many times related to early family of origin dysfunction, attachment issues, relational & developmental complex trauma, and abuse so that they can finally thrive in life.

Dr. Anné’s style encompasses an eclectic theoretical blend consisting of:  Existential, Attachment, Psychodynamic, Self Psychology, Internal Family Systems, Experiential, Gestalt, Interpersonal & Jungian approaches.

Dr. Anné has extensive training in both “standard protocol” EMDR, and “modified”  Attachment-Focused EMDR, having been directly trained by the founder of AF-EMDR, Dr. Laurel Parnell. 

Dr. Anné is also formally trained in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and utilizes this approach in both individual and couples / marital therapy.

While Dr. Anné enjoys working with clients struggling to overcome a multitude of presenting issues including: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, dysfunctional family-of-origin history, life-stage issues and couples seeking to regain a lost sense of  joy in their relationship, Dr. Anné has a special affinity for working with anorexic, bulimic, and binge eating disordered clients, many of which have underlying issues associated with complex trauma.  

“Living life with a genuine sense of self-worth, empowering self-esteem and the confidence to unapologetically be who you are truly meant to be, is a gift. For those fortunate enough to have attained these traits through healthy life experiences, there is gratitude. For those who were not so fortunate, there is a beautiful opportunity called ‘therapy.’”    Dr. Julie T. Anné

Internationally Recognized Eating Disorder Expert

Dr. Anné is an acclaimed, internationally recognized Eating Disorder and Emotional Eating Expert whose work is frequently featured in the media.

In 2010, Dr. Anné was featured as one of three top national eating disorder specialists on E! Network’s critically acclaimed documentary series, “What’s Eating You.” Dr. Julie has, additionally, worked with the cast of abc’s Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.  She has also served as an eating disorder and body-image Health Expert on the Medical Advisory Board of EmpowHER Media.

Dr. Julie is a favorite go-to eating disorder media expert who is frequently featured on news stations such as:  abc15, kpnx15, azfamily3, KTAR, etc.  She is a frequent guest on popular radio show, “House Calls,”  hosted by Former White House Physician, Dr. Connie Mariano.  D

Lastly, Dr. Anné is a passionate advocate for the therapeutic healing process and is currently writing books which outline her effective  treatment models. Dr. Anné is often, additionally, found teaching to both national and international audiences.

Thus, Dr. Anné s inspirational work can be found broadcasted throughout many diverse international platforms including: public speaking, professional presentations, professional trainings and workshops, writing, podcasts, and educational videos. 

“I believe that my success at helping clients to reach FULL and lASTING recovery ~ TRUE healing from the inside-out ~ is related to my conceptualization that when I treat someone with an eating disorder, I am really treating ‘complex trauma, as it manifests in disordered eating’. “

Dr.  Anné awarded Expanded Telehealth Licensure Privileges

Dr. Anné was granted the ability to expand her clinical reach to treat clients outside the immediate state of Arizona, as part of an expanded license under PsyPact.

Therefore, Dr. Anné is licensed to work with clients through telehealth in the following PsyPact enacted states:

Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Alabama and Kentucky will also added in June 2021!


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 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!

Samples of Dr. Julie’s VideoCasts and other educational videos, can be viewed on our Youtube channel at: Eating Disorder Recovery for A New Beginning.

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“How to Use Your Voice to Disempower ED – Part 2”

A Very Special International Podcast:  Featuring Dr. Julie & Australia’s Top Weight Management Psychologist, Glenn MackIntosh

The “Hidden Pieces” that Underlie Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder  (and How to Heal It)

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