Julia attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her BFA in Theatre. She continued at her studies in Urbana-Champaign and obtained her Master of Social Work specializing in Mental Health- Clinical Practice.
Julia is passionate about providing a safe space for her clients without any judgement. She enjoys working with kids ages ten and up, adolescents, families, couples, and adults. She has a special interest in anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, sexual health, and the LGBTQ+ community.
Julia utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths Based Perspective, Art Therapy and Expressive Therapy in her sessions. She creates an empathetic, warm, bubbly approach to help connect with her clients. She believes that you are the most important person in your life. One of her favorite quotes is from Christoper Robin. "you're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think".
Fun fact: Julia loves voice acting and practicing different accents/dialects. She also loves shopping, watching Real Housewives and writing poetry in her spare time.