Expertise: How Medical Issues Affect Mental Health
Experience helping individuals, couples, and families to adjust and cope well when a medical issue arises. Study of research that shows people use medical services less and cope better with medical treatment when their relationships and family life are stronger.
Dr. Anne Prouty has been a practicing medical family therapist for fifteen years and has been training in COAMFTE accredited Marriage and Family Therapy graduate training programs for twelve years. She earned an MS and PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy after completing two-and-a-half years in medical school. (She completed all of the course work for the MD prior to falling in love with family therapy and switching career tracks.)