Anne Gill, PhD

Anne Gill


Dr. Anne Gill is a Counseling Psychologist and Co-Director of the Center for Parents and Children at the University of Pittsburgh. Anne is trained as a family therapist and has worked with families and children for over 25 years providing strength-based, respectful, and culturally sensitive services to families and children.

Since 2003, she has been implementing an evidence-based model, The Family Check-Up and its companion parent skills training model, Everyday Parenting with families in the Pittsburgh area.  She has worked with low-income families with children aged 2 months to 17 years and is dedicated to supporting and empowering families in their progress toward goals around parenting, well-being, self-sufficiency, and improving family relationships and communication.

In addition to clinical work, Anne enjoys working as a supervisor, consultant, and trainer for the Family Check-Up and Everyday Parenting models.  She has served as the clinical supervisor for several randomized control trials of the Family Check-Up in Pittsburgh with many years of providing training and supervision for doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program and the Masters of Social Work program at the University of Pittsburgh.  As a certified trainer in the Family Check-Up (FCU) and Everyday Parenting, Anne has conducted multi-day workshops for agencies across the US as well as FCU implementations in Sweden, Australia, and Canada.

As Co-Director of the Center for Parents and Children, Anne leads the clinical and supervisory components of local implementations in the Pittsburgh region.  She works collaboratively with agencies to ensure model fit and to support the success of implementation and movement toward train-the-trainer models.

In addition, Anne has co-authored numerous articles and book chapters and contributed significantly to the development of intervention manuals, web-based curriculum, and clinician and train-the trainer instructional programs for the Family Check-Up.