Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy; Director of Medical Family Therapy
Office: Marston 108
Education: MS, East Carolina University, 1993; PhD, Purdue University, 1996. At SPU since 2020.
After completing two years of medical graduate courses, Dr. Anne Prouty earned her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from East Carolina University in 1993 and her doctorate from Purdue University in Child Development and Family Studies in 1996, where she minored in feminist studies of the family and specialized in family therapy. She blends her interests as a medical family therapist working with families through acute, chronic, and terminal illness. Her related research interests include spirituality and resilience dynamics in families during medical crises. She has consistently contributed to the scholarship of teaching and clinical supervision in family therapy, including building a model of feminist supervision.
Dr. Prouty has taught in six COAMFTE accredited marriage and family therapy programs, including co-creating a social justice focused doctoral program at Antioch New England. She served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy for over a decade, and as a Commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. She currently serves as a site visitor for the COAMFTE. Dr. Prouty’s academic editing and writing reflects her clinical and teaching interests about the importance of focusing on human and cultural diversity in clinical training, and on learner-centered teaching.