Hello, my name is Julie Ramsey and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience working as a Psychotherapist. I maintain that therapy should be an authentic experience, and the clients need to be heard, valued and validated. I practice a balance of basic empathy and unconditional positive regard. I am skillful in performing individual, marital and group counseling sessions. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar, anger and stress, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance abuse, grief counseling, batterers intervention and victim interventions. I have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma and/ or emotional abuse. I am passionate about building trust and rapport with my clientele through non-judgmental approach and compassionate interpersonal skills. I have been told I am easy to talk to. I enjoy helping individuals meet their desired outcomes. The Evidence based modalities I have utilized include Motivational interviewing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy , Trauma-focused Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Gestalt Therapy. I also have several years of experience in Basic Life Skills counseling such as anger and stress management, self-esteem enhancement and assertive communication.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, 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, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
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Incredible. Please send her off into retirement with a nice bonus. She has earned it.
Written on Feb 02, 2022 after therapy with Julie for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and adhd
One of the questions I put strongly disagree because I misread it at first and didn’t mean to put that and it wouldn’t let me go back to change it! She does reply in a timely matter! She is a wonderful therapist! No complaints here!
Written on Dec 18, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Julie is an excellent listener which is foremost important, but also follows through with real legitimate advice . She’s been great every time.
Written on May 18, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and compassion fatigue
She’s amazing. Very helpful.
Written on Apr 06, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
Julie is wonderful! She is a great listener. She has been very helpful to me in dealing with some very complicated issues I've been facing. Very happy to be working with her.
Written on Mar 16, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 5 days on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Julie is very caring and empathetic. I felt heard and never embarrassed. Julie is easy to speak to and listens well. She also works towards goals with you and focuses on what you can control.
Written on Feb 24, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes