Julie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. She is licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Her practice includes individual counseling, EMDR therapy, adolescent counseling, couples and marriage therapy, and group therapy.
Since 1988, Julie has worked in a variety of counseling and pastoral care venues. She has developed support group curriculum addressing issues of parenting difficult children, overcoming grief and loss, and managing fear and anxiety. Working with local clergy, Julie volunteered by helping train organization teachers and leaders in a number of best-practice care skills.
Past Secretary of the Board for the Ohio Association of Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (OASERVIC), Julie has also served as Vice President of Beauty For Ashes Ministries, an organization addressing healing of sexual abuse victimization in religious environments.
Julie is currently serving of the boards of The Center for Disability Empowerment of Central Ohio and as Board Secretary for Blue Ocean Faith Columbus. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Counseling Association, the Ohio Counseling Association, and the National Association of Christian Counselors. Julie is also available for public speaking on a variety of topics.