Anne Fletcher

Anne Fletcher

Anne M. Fletcher is frequently sought out by the media, as well as professional and consumer groups, for her knowledge about behavior change, addiction, recovery, and weight management. For her latest book, Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment – And How to Get Help That Works, she visited 15 programs across the U.S. – from celebrity rehabs to facilities that treat indigent people – and also interviewed hundreds of former rehab clients, staffers, and leading experts in the field. Inside Rehab received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist as well as widespread professional and media acclaim with coverage in the New York Times, on National Public Radio’s “The Diane Rehm Show”. Her New York Times bestseller, Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems—Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded received acclaim in an unprecedented two New York Times columns by Jane Brody. She has appeared on the "Today" Show, on the "CBS Early Show”, “The View”, “Good Morning America”, CNN, and on National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation”.

Fletcher is the recipient of the Research Society on Alcoholism Journalism Award, several National Health Information Awards, the Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Understanding of Addictions Award from the American Psychological Association, and the American Dietetic Association Media Excellence Award. As a registered dietitian, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and a Master of Science degree from Drexel University.

Fletcher is the author of six other books, including the award-winning national bestseller, Thin For Life: 10 Keys to Success From People Who Have Lost Weight & Kept It Off, as well Weight Loss Confidential: How Teens Lose Weight and Keep It Off – And What They Wish Parents Knew.

Fletcher’s articles on subjects ranging from osteoporosis to heart disease have appeared in Prevention, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Readers’ Digest, Parenting, American Psychologist, The Humanist, and the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Previously, Fletcher was executive editor and chief writer of the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter and a contributing editor for Prevention Magazine.

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