Applied and Professional Studies, Marriage and Family Therapy
Anne Prouty, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., is associate professor in the Department of Applied and Professional Studies' marriage and family therapy programs. After completing two years of medical graduate courses, Dr. Prouty earned her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the East Carolina University in 1993 and her doctorate from the Purdue University's marriage and family therapy program in 1996. She blends her interests as a medical family therapist working with families through acute and chronic illness. Her related research interests include: family dynamics and eating disorders, the intergenerational transmission of women's healthy body image and family resiliency dynamics during cancer treatment.
Dr. Prouty has taught in five COAMFTE accredited marriage and family therapy programs, including co-creating the social justice-focused doctoral program at Antioch New England, and she serves as a site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. Dr. Prouty's academic writing reflects her clinical and teaching interests about the importance of focusing on human diversity issues in therapy and training and on learner-focused teaching. Dr. Prouty currently teaches, supervises and mentors at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels at Texas Tech University.
Dr. Prouty's professional service has included being faculty senate president at one of her former university positions, as well as having held several offices at the national and divisional level within the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy since 2003.