Anne Fribourg graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in 1965 and joined the staff of the NYC Planning Department where she worked on economic development and manpower issues. In 1972 she enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology and completed her doctorate in 1979.
As a clinical psychologist she has worked with children and their families both in private practice and in the child welfare system. She also worked as the lower school psychologist at private boy’s school in New York City and served on the faculty of the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program at the William Alanson White Institute. From 1984-2000, she was Supervisor of Mental Health Services at Little Flower Children’s Services, a voluntary foster care and adoption agency in Brooklyn. Additionally she supervised and taught child therapy in the doctoral programs at Teacher College, Columbia University, and Ferkhauf Graduate School, Yeshiva University and at the Center for Attention and Learning Disorders at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Anne owns her own horse, Max, and regularly takes lessons at Blue Rider to fine-tune her communication with him.