Dr. Julia Kogan

(PsyD)

About Me

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep problems, relationship issues, career problems, and coping with chronic medical illness. I utilize a combination of cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, positive psychology, and interpersonal therapies.

My warm and empathetic demeanor provides a comfortable environment in which your needs can really be heard. I believe my job is to lend a listening ear, support you, and also equip you with the tools to help you manage difficulties and problems in the future. Our sessions are about you, and what will help you the most.

I applaud you in taking the first step towards improving your life and making a change! I look forward to working together and seeing your progress along the way.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Anger management

I also have experience in Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

Psychologist #071.009446 (Expires: 2020-09-30)

Psychologist #PY9644 (Expires: 2020-05-31)


Reviews

Written by H.A. on Sep 17, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, grief, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan gives great advice and is so easy to talk to! I appreciate everything that she did for me and all of her guidance and support. I am feeling a lot better since I started working with her and couldn't have asked for a better counselor!

Written by I.L. on Sep 16, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, sleeping, self esteem, and anger

Dr. Kogan seems to be a caring counselor who has her clients best interest at heart. She has given me things to think about, as well as some sage advice on how to conquer those issues! I feel that she will be able to help me with more guidance from her.

Written by K.A. on Aug 28, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, self esteem, and career

Dr. Kogan is friendly and receptive but doesn't sugar coat anything either, which I appreciate. She offers suggestions without judgment and provides tools that I've been able to work on. Overall, it has been a very helpful experience working with Dr. Kogan.

Written by D.A. on Aug 28, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months

Dr Kogan has been a wonderful counselor during a very rough time for me. She listens well and offers very rational advice and thoughts. I will certainly be continuing on with her to proactively tackle anything that comes up in the future.

Written by C.H. on Aug 27, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, parenting, and self esteem

I consider my self truly lucky to have come across BetterHelp. Even more so lucky to have been recommended to Dr. Kogan. There has not been a moment since beginning that I have reconsidered the decision to find help with my every day stress through this online 24/7 resource. The attentiveness, concern, and understanding that is provided by a Dr. Kogan is unmatched.

Written by L.E. on Aug 18, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, and family

Dr. Kogan is amazing. She is very accessible and easy to talk to. She is supportive and has helped me so much in much in such a short time.

Written by S.A. on Aug 18, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 1 month on issues concerning relationship, and intimacy-related

Dr. Kogan is very attentive, effective and provides good direction,advice, coping mechanisms and exercises for handling (and improving) anxiety and negative thinking.

Written by J.O. on Aug 17, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, and sleeping

It's been a little over a month and i'm already starting to see improvements. Very happy so far with how things are going.

Written by C.O. on Aug 16, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Dr. Kogan always has good ideas for me. I can tell she knows what she's doing!

Written by Y.A. on Aug 16, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Dr.Kogan has helped me so much in many ways especially with setting boundaries and building confidence in my decisions about life.

Written by B.R. on Aug 07, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, grief, parenting, and anger

Dr. Kogan has given me some very valid tools to help me get to the bottom of my issues & help me cope with them. Great counselor!

Written by I.A. on Jul 31, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and grief

Having spent years trying to find a long term counselor who I am comfortable with and who understands my needs has been a long and expensive struggle. Dr. Kogan has given me so many tools and positive input to deal with my concerns. Very grateful!

Written by M.I. on Jul 04, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and career

Dr. Kogan has helped me with my mental health every step of the way. She's been very kind, understanding, and patient right from the beginning. I'm so grateful to have found a wonderful person like her that knows what she's doing!

Written by M.I. on Jun 24, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, and anger

Dr. Kogan was a helpful and friendly person who taught me strategies to deal with life's issues. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to assess their thoughts and biases.

Written by B.R. on Jun 23, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

She’s a dream to work with. She understands me and does anything to help.

Written by O.L. on Jun 16, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship

Dr. Kogan is a wonderful and kind therapist who really helped me see the destructive patterns of thinking I had in my life, and how to gain perspective on my thoughts and emotions. She also has good life advice and I always take valuable insight from her messages. She messages if I haven't responded in a while which shows she really cares!

Written by S.T. on Jun 04, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, and self esteem

Working with Dr. Kogan has been a great experience! Having a professional to communicate with and work through issues (relationship) has been wonderful for broadening my perspective and refocusing my own priorities. I'm fortunate to have supportive friends and family however reaching out to BetterHelp and being paired with Dr. Kogan has alleviated solely relying on them for support. Would recommend!

Written by S.A. on Jun 04, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning relationship, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Dr. Kogan has been a good source of self reflection for me. She doesn’t push anything on me but guides me through!

Written by R.O. on Jun 01, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan has struck me as a sweet and intelligent lady from the moment I was matched with her. She has a very warm and inviting personality and has a done a stellar job at trying to understand me and accommodate my needs and concerns.

Written by C.H. on May 30, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, self esteem, anger, and career

I am very impressed with Dr. Kogan. She has been very helpful, she is the reason I'll continue this service. Thanks.

Written by S.C. on May 27, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger

She is very nice and professional and I like her very much!!

Written by F.L. on May 24, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

I really love the work she’s doing. I feel better when I talk to her and it’s really helped me a lot.

Written by J.A. on May 23, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, and anger

Dr. Kogan is very thoughtful, patient and kind. I feel very comfortable discussing my difficulties with her. She really cares about my well-being and goes above and beyond to help me with my issues. She gives very coherent advice and helps me to see situations from more positive or neutral perspectives. I am very fortunate to have her as my counselor.

Written by E.R. on May 06, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 6 months on issues concerning relationship, and anger

Dr. Kogan has been responsive and helpful and lends an air of objectivity to my emotions without being insensitive which helps bring things into focus in a way that might be difficult otherwise. She has never caused me to feel diminished or unimportant and it appears she always carefully considers what I write before responding.

Written by D.A. on May 04, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Dr. Kogan has been a fantastic counselor for me over several months. Together, we have worked through various issues and arranged my thoughts in a way that has helped me tremendously. I feel comfortable sharing even the most private details with her. I credit her for giving me the confidence to move forward in many aspects of my life. I have broken out of some pretty deep depressions and feel more confident than ever in my life choices. I truly feel the best I have felt in a long time. We did this together. Thank you Dr. Kogan for your attentiveness and your expert-level counseling. Additionally, it's always great to see you check-in if I have not sent a message in a few days! I always appreciated that.

Written by C.A. on Apr 11, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief

She is very supportive and responsive to needs, is gentle in her answers but understanding to what the key concerns are and helps you focus on salient issues.

Written by M.A. on Apr 05, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is very knowledgeable. She has a straight-forward yet caring approach. She listened to me when I said that what I'm looking for are mechanisms and exercises so I can practice what we discuss. And she's sent me loads of worksheets and tools. I've made great progress since I started working with her.

Written by K.A. on Apr 05, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning relationship, parenting, and anger

Dr. Kogan has been great about checking on me.

Written by Y.A. on Apr 05, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship

Dr. Kogan is very knowledgable and compassionate. She takes the time to understand your situation and guides you in finding a practical approach/solution. She is also very responsive and always follows up with her clients to see how they are doing. I would highly recommend Dr. Kogan.

Written by L.A. on Mar 22, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship

Thanks for listening. You’ve been a great outlet so I don’t go completely crazy during these roughy times!

Written by A.R. on Mar 19, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

She is wonderful! Listens to everything I say and always replies with a very detailed response, which I like. Shows that she cares and is invested.

Written by A.L. on Mar 04, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, parenting, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is so kind and caring. She reaches out if it's been a while since I've replied just to see how I'm doing and hope that my week is going well. When I have an issue she listens and responds with kindness and asks me to dig deeper in to what may have made me feel the way I did. I feel relieved when I talk to her and I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs a little help and attention. She is truly amazing!

Written by F.R. on Feb 28, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

Dr. Kogan - I want to thank you for very much for all of your help. Your insight has benefitted me immensely. I wish you continued success in your career and life.

Written by A.N. on Feb 25, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, and intimacy-related

Dr. Kogan gives you insightful advice regarding your situation. She is really great at making you think on your own and evaluate your situation based on your own realizations.

Written by O.L. on Feb 18, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is a great listener and source of excellent advice. I feel like she cares about me and does everything in her power to encourage me and help me grow as a person. I have learned so many useful tools to help me manage my anxiety and depression, and to better myself overall. She is truly fantastic. I highly recommend her, and I'm so glad I have her expertise and her kind words to guide me. Thank you Dr. Kogan, you are the best!

Written by C.H. on Feb 17, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, parenting, self esteem, and anger

Dr. Kogan has been very helpful in offering techniques to help me with my issues. She makes sure she’s understanding me correctly and makes sure to point out what I’ve been doing well with. She’s been a great source to confide in and receive help from!

Written by K.A. on Feb 13, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is wonderful. She's very helpful and listens to your issues and concerns. After working with her for a few weeks, I'm feeling like a different person. Thanks Dr. Kogan!

Written by B.R. on Feb 07, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, intimacy-related, sleeping, and self esteem

Julia Kogan is very empathetic and understanding. She responds quickly and always addresses each of your concerns. She is caring and professional and will always follow up to make sure you are getting the attention you need.

Written by A.M. on Feb 05, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is very patient, understanding, and knowledgeable. The communication has been great and she responds quickly. I have't been working with Dr. Kogan for very long, but she has already helped me tremendously.

Written by J.O. on Jan 19, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, sleeping, and self esteem

Best counsellor I've ever had.

Written by A.D. on Jan 10, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, sleeping, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is very warm and understanding. She is always there to listen without judgement. I can tell she takes her time in responding to me and I appreciate her checking in on me if I don't respond. It shows me that she really cares. I would recommend her to a friend.

Written by T.H. on Jan 08, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning grief, and anger

Dr Kogan does a fantastic job of following up on every point/issue I mention that I would like help with. She makes concrete suggestions that are very insightful. I really appreciate the time she has devoted to working with me.

Written by .. on Jan 03, 2018 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, sleeping, self esteem, anger, and career

Dr. Kogan is prompt, attentive, and offers a variety of solutions. She's really good at working to find a solution for the problem you're having. However, she is also gentle and compassionate.

Written by S.U. on Dec 29, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is very sweet and very helpful! I was apprehensive at first for fear of judgement, but she made it a point to ensure I was comfortable before beginning to tackle the really big problems. I have found a friend in Dr. Kogan and look forward to working with her in the future!

Written by E.R. on Dec 22, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and grief

I’ve only been talking with Dr. Kogan for a short time but from the first day I already felt like she was someone I could trust. She is so wonderful in offering tools to help me which I’ve used and they do work! She’s always there to listen no matter what and has an answer for everything. Thank you so much Dr.Kogan !

Written by M.A. on Dec 20, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, parenting, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan helped me out of a dark place. She listened when I had no one to talk to & helped me realize what’s important & how to get there. I’m in such a better place with her help.

Written by M.A. on Dec 20, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, grief, sleeping, and parenting

Excellent, professional, understanding...

Written by T.H. on Dec 06, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is a good listener after a session with her I do feel better she’s definitely help me through things I’m going through she seems to know and understands some of the things I’m dealing with. She’s attentive and gets to the point without making you feel bad, she’s a good counselor!

Written by M.A. on Nov 20, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, sleeping, self esteem, and anger

It's nice having a someone listen that is qualified in mental struggles. Gives me a chance to read what I feel and do to. I like it. Thank you

Written by H.A. on Oct 09, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, and anger

Dr. Kogan is a phenomenal therapist and counselor with genuine compassion and concern for her patients. Since our work together, she has provided me with numerous actionable exercises and strategies to manage and cope with a variety stressors and anxieties that I've faced as a result of a traumatic life event. Her concern, engagement, and availability has been and continues to be a tremendous source of support in my life.

Written by A.S. on Sep 20, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, parenting, self esteem, and anger

Dr. Kogan was really helpful and patient in listening to what I said.

Written by S.T. on Sep 17, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is a highly competent professional who is equally attentive and insightful. She has provided me with the tools to succeed and free me from my own self-inflicted problems, with which she has helped me to address. I am extremely grateful to have her as my counselor. She has helped me to realize a new chapter in my life, a better and brighter one than I thought possible.

Written by D.A. on Aug 27, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, and intimacy-related

It's only been a short time with Dr. Kogan, but she has already helped me a lot. The level of detail she goes into is really incredible, and she goes to great lengths to address every single concern, while also keeping a big picture mindset and trying to prioritize activities and efforts for the fastest and most effective recovery. I would 100% recommend her to others in need of counseling.

Written by L.Y. on Jul 10, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, and grief

I feel she hears me and not just listens to me and I've already tried to get two people I know to do counseling!

Written by R.E. on Jun 28, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, and sleeping

She is an expert, she listens to you and is capable of quickly identifying the root of your concerns and problems. I would recommend her. My wife and I are both doing therapy with her.

Written by S.T. on Jun 24, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, intimacy-related, sleeping, and self esteem

Dr. Kogan is very friendly and a safe voice to talk to and open up to. So far, she has been very helpful in allowing me to feel free to get things off my chest.

Written by V.I. on Jun 20, 2017 after counseling with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, parenting, self esteem, anger, and career

Dr. Kogan is very responsive and even though we have spoken just one time she did give me ways and ideas on how I can relieve stress and gave me accountability on how I can do those things. She also is very responsive to text messaging via BetterHelp as well. I totally recommend her.