Anne Fishel, Ph.D.

Founding Member, The Family Dinner Project

Watch Dr. Anne Fishel's Transform 2013 talk.

Anne Fishel, Ph.D., is a family therapist, clinical psychologist and associate clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. She is director of the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she trains child and adult psychiatry residents in family therapy.

She has written numerous scholarly articles and chapters about family issues, and wrote a book, "Treating the Adolescent in Family Therapy: A Developmental and Narrative Approach." She also blogs about the impact of technology on families for Psychology Today and about family dinners for The Family Dinner Project.

Dr. Fishel has a forthcoming book about the benefits of family dinners to be published by Amacom Press in 2014. She lectures widely at academic conferences, medical Grand Rounds and most recently as a keynote speaker at two major conferences in Shanghai.

She is the mother of two young-adult sons who now make dinner for themselves, their friends (and occasionally their parents), and are better and more adventurous cooks than their mother.

Oct. 16, 2013