Anne K. Fishel, Ph.D.
Anne K. Fishel, Ph.D. based her new book “Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids” on her experiences as an employed mother, family therapist, and activist. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Harvard Medical School and Director of the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is also a co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, a non-profit group that works on-line and in person to help families have healthy, enjoyable dinners with meaningful conversations at the table. Dr. Fishel speaks, consults, and publishes widely on a range of issues families and couples face. She is the author of “Treating the Adolescent in Family Therapy: A Developmental and Narrative Approach.” She writes a blog called “The Digital Family” on Psychologytoday.com and has also blogged about family issues for NPR, PBS, and many other websites. She is an editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry and for Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice. She lives outside Boston with her husband, and is the mother of two young adult sons.