I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 28 years of experience. Much of my experience is in the Emergency Department, Partial Hospitalization Program, and Inpatient psychiatric settings. I enjoy working with persons from all walks of life who are looking for ways in which to improve their life including the way in which they are experiencing life in general. I have worked with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance use, grief, trauma including abuse, relationship, and school issues.
My counseling style is to assist you with finding your goals and ways to meet them. I am supportive and will challenge you to become the best you that you can realize. I will utilize approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, brief solution focused, and motivational interviewing styles. If an approach is not working for you I will be happy to work with you on finding one that may be helpful.
I look forward to assisting you in reaching your greatest potential!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Codependency, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Somatization, Trichotillomania
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801073829
OH LISW I.1302806
Julie is wonderful! She listens and gives wonderful advice and truly cares about me and what's going on in my life and cares about my health and mental health. She offers tips to help with my anxiety and has given multiple worksheets with tips for a lot of things involving mental health. I am so happy I got paired with her. We work very well together!
Written on Feb 03, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 2 years and 4 months
Julie has been extremely accommodating and helpful as I have continued my time with her. She has been great with cultivating a comfortable space for me to share my thoughts, and has so many great solutions to every problem I bring up. Her expertise is very apparent, and she is always thinking of new ways to help her clients.
Written on Feb 24, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
The fact that I had to take a Break from this app for a year, but Julie still remembered right where we left off and didn’t blink when remembering me. That’s me shows the quality of her ability to listen as well as hear. what I say.
Written on Feb 17, 2021 after therapy with Julie for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd
She breaks seemingly overwhelming problems down into achievable and practical baby steps that even I can manage. She's patient, non-judgmental, and supportive. I'm glad I got a BetterHelp account.
Written on Aug 22, 2020 after therapy with Julie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd
Julie notices everything.
Written on Jun 14, 2020 after therapy with Julie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Julie's advice is practical and helpful. I feel like she understands me and supports my goals.
Written on May 08, 2020 after therapy with Julie for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem