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Julia Westney, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Eating disorders Depression
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About me

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in California with almost 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and eating disorder specialist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, postpartum depression, and food and body issues. I also helped many people who are experiencing grief, loss and life transitions.

My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Eating disorders Depression

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Body image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Impulsivity, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and childbirth, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-love, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

CA LMFT 45267


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Julia Westney. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

She is an amazing therapist she is sweet, caring, kind, she helps me with anything I'm going through she listens to me and she is just an amazing therapist.

Written on Jun 27, 2022 after therapy with Julia for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

Julia is amazing! I’ve only had 3 sessions with her and noticed a difference in my mood and my relationship with my boyfriend. She lets the client guide the session and provides very helpful feedback/interventions. She provides a safe and comfortable space to share my thoughts and feelings. I look forward to my weekly session with her.

Written on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Julia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and self esteem