Psychologist, Eating Disorder & Complex Trauma Expert, Founder & Clinical Director of A New Beginning
Julie T. Anné, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder & Complex Trauma Expert, and the Founder and Clinical Director of A New Beginning, LLC.
“Dr. Julie” is also the Co-Founder of TheHealthyWeighOut, LLC, an innovative No-Diets! approach to the treatment of Binge Eating Disorder, emotional eating, and associated issues with weight. She is also the co-creator of TheHealthyWeighOut Circle of HOPE, an international online education & support community for emotional and binge eaters.
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, where she serves as a Consultant and Guest Lecturer in the area of eating disorders.
Lastly, recognized for her innovative expertise in the interwoven areas of Complex Trauma & Eating Disorders, Dr. Julie has created a reparative treatment model for FULL recovery which helps therapists to learn HOW to FULLY heal their clients who suffer from Disordered Eating as a result of unresolved childhood Neglect, Abuse and Complex Trauma.
Toward this goal, Dr. Julie has been invited to teach throughout the world and thoroughly enjoys bringing her personal brand of compassion, therapeutic skill and HOPE to professionals in countries across the world including: Italy, Mexico City, China and Japan.
For the past 30 years, Dr. Anné has invigorated the field of eating disorders with her personal brand of passion, skill and unprecedented HOPE, helping clients and training professionals in her unique therapeutic approach that brings individuals to FULL and lasting recovery.
“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.
Within a safe and reparative therapeutic relationship, Dr. Julie works alongside her clients to explore underlying unresolved issues which are currently driving chronic disordered behavior. Working in the “here and now,” Dr. Julie creatively works to FULLY resolve underlying deficiencies and issues which have continued to drive outward disordered behavior and obstruct previous attempts to heal.
Dr. Julie’s commitment to the therapeutic healing process matches that of her clients, and she considers the therapeutic relationship to be one of mutual respect, dedication, authenticity and GROWTH.
Dr. Anné’s personal framework for effective psychotherapy has been developed from over 30 years of varied professional experience and draws from theoretical perspectives steeped in: Existential, Interpersonal, Attachment, Experiential, Psychodynamic, Self Psychology, Gestalt, Internal Systems and Parts work, & Jungian approaches.
Additionally, Dr. Anné is trained 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 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 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 or relational trauma.
“Living life with a sense of genuine 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 gifts through healthy early life experiences, there is gratitude. For those who were not so fortunate, there is the meaningful expereince called ‘therapy.’” Dr. Julie T. Anné
Acclaimed Eating Disorder Expert
Dr. Anné is an acclaimed Eating Disorder 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. She is currently writing books which outline her effective treatment models. 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.
Dr. Anné Granted Expanded Telehealth Privileges Throughout Much of U.S.
Dr. Anné is thrilled to now be able to work via telehealth with individuals currently residing in approved PsyPact states as a result of expanded licensure privileges.
These states currently include: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia – DC, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
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.
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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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