Julia is a licensed social worker with 15 years of experience working with children, teens, young adults, families, caregivers, and groups. She uses empathy and open communication to collaborate with clients and identify their goals for therapy. Julia believes therapy can help build and strengthen the relationship with oneself and others, promote healing, increase confidence, and allow a person to experience more peace and joy in life.
Julia works with clients and their networks to explore dynamics, identify patterns, and improve communication and understanding. She specializes in working with LGBTIQ individuals and families, using a trauma-informed and anti-oppressive lens which acknowledges and identifies the ways that we are all impacted by the systems around us.
As a musician, Julia feels creativity can foster healing and loves to collaborate with clients in finding positive ways that a creative practice can support their mental health. Similarly, Julia works with clients to identify ways to support wellbeing, cope with challenging emotions, and improve their quality and enjoyment of life.