Anne Bodmer Lutz, M.D.
Anne Bodmer Lutz, B.S.N., M.D. is the Director of The Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy. Anne is a board certified Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and was a nurse prior to becoming a physician. She was trained by the founders of Solution-Focused Therapy, Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. She is the author of Learning Solution-Focused Therapy: an Illustrated Guide, published by American Psychiatric Association Press.
Anne is an assistant professor in psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester MA, and Visiting Professor at Framingham State University. Anne worked for many years in community mental health and as a consulting psychiatrist for a residential treatment center for adolescent girls coping with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders, integrating Solution-Focused approaches within their treatment setting.
She consults with community mental health agencies integrating Solution-Focused approaches. She provides direct clinical supervision, teaching and training to psychiatric residents, psychology interns and workshops for community based treatment organizations. Anne currently has a private practice in West Boylston Massachusetts where she sees children and families providing Solution-Focused psychiatric treatment. She received a Course of Distinction Award in 2016 through the Massachusetts College Online (MCO) recognizing her for an online and blended learning course in Solution-Focused Fundamentals and Practice.
For private practice information, Anne Lutz requests all inquiries be made via phone to maintain confidentiality. Communicating medical information via email is not HIPPA compliant and not secure. Please Note: Counseling services offered through Lutz Child and Family Associates, P.C., are not affiliated with the Institute for Solution Focused Therapy, which is a training and educational institute.
She also has co-authored, with Insoo Kim Berg, the chapter: “Solution-Focused Brief Therapy” in the Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy , and was a contributing author to the book Tales of Solutions by Insoo Kim Berg and Yvonne Dolan.
Two sample video sessions from Learning Solution-Focused Therapy which contains over 30 videos.
As physicians shift care from a disease-centered to a patient-centered clinical method, there is a need for a compatible counseling paradigm.
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Solution-Based Therapy Finding More Prominent Role
by Anne Lutz, M.D.