Faculty: Anne W. Waters, PsyD

Anne Waters

Anne W. Waters, PsyD

Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Work Space 208H
Degree Institution Year
PsyD William James College (formerly called Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) 1987
BA Mount Holyoke College 1997


  • Introduction to Clinical Practice
  • Contemporary Psychodynamic Theory and Practice

Research and Practice Interests

  • Psychodynamic theory and practice
  • Personality disorders, particularly theory and treatment of narcissism
  • Adult developmental theory
  • Social media’s impact on emotional development and mental health
  • Students’ experience of graduate training

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Certificate in Psychoanalysis


  • Excellence in Teaching Award at William James College

Current Leadership and Service and Professional Activities

  • Private Practice, individual and couples therapy and psychoanalysis

Prior Experience

  • Director of Psychology Training and Senior Staff Psychologist at Faulkner/Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA
  • Chief Psychologist, Charles River Hospital, Adolescent Unit, Wellesley, MA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis
  • Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer leader of “Emotional Literacy” program at MCI Concord Prison
  • Former volunteer at Partners Hospice