I am licensed in Illinois with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hearing Impaired, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
IL LCPC 180.011819
UT LMHC 12985878-6004
Very relatable, kind, compassionate, comforting, responsive, thoughtful, and overall a tremendous help and blessing to what I'm currently going through.
Written on Dec 01, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Julie has helped me a lot in only a few sessions! She is very attentive and responsive, and it’s almost like she knows what you are going to say. It feels like talking to a friend. I would definitely recommend Julie.
Written on Oct 30, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Julie is wonderful. I feel supported, seen and heard and that's really important to me.
Written on Oct 25, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and compassion fatigue
Julie has been helping me navigate through some big changes in life. I’m so appreciative of her gentleness and wisdom. Her empathy and faithful encouragement have been a lighthouse. I wish everyone had a Julie. :)
Written on Oct 22, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Love Julie- she is amazing
Written on Sep 28, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
Julie has compassion and understanding. I would recommend her to everyone that needs help.
Written on Aug 30, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd