Anne Bodmer Lutz, M.D.

Anne Lutz Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy

Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. is the Executive Director of The Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy. She was trained by the founders of Solution-Focused Brief therapy, Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. She is a board-certified adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA, and was a nurse before becoming a physician. Anne has a private practice in Massachusetts that integrates solution-focused practices in her treatment of children and families. She provides direct clinical supervision, teaching, and training to medical students and psychiatric residents, workshops for community-based treatment organizations, agency-based training, and coaching in Solution-Focused Therapy.

Anne has worked for many years integrating solution-focused practices in community mental health, schools, colleges, residential treatment, and adolescents and families coping with substance use and co-occurring disorders. She is the author of Learning Solution-Focused Therapy: an illustrated guide with over 30 videos and many case examples focusing on “how to” implement this approach. She received a Massachusetts Course of Distinction award in 2016 for an online and blended learning course entitled Solution-Focused Fundamentals and Practice.

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