I am licensed in Illinois with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
IL LCPC 180.002046
Julie is amazing, she really listens and gives good feedback.
Written on Feb 03, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd
Great listener. Reinforces my progress. Helps me gain accurate insight.
Written on Jan 12, 2023 after therapy with Julie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes
Super personable, inspirational lyrics strong and kind! Highly recommend, she is extremely easy to open up and talk to & sends me messages to check up on me frequently in-between sessions!
Written on Dec 02, 2022 after therapy with Julie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
Written on Sep 15, 2022 after therapy with Julie for 2 weeks on issues concerning career difficulties, and coaching