Psychotherapy, EMDR + Crisis Response
Julie, a licensed psychotherapist, is committed to helping other find healing within a safe environment. She offers confidential care to support individuals and organizations when trauma or behavioral and mental health concerns feel unmanageable or unsafe.
Julie has extensive experience working with parents, children, adolescents, aging adults and care providers (i.e. educators, caregivers, trauma workers). Areas of specialization include but are not limited to: Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Abuse + Sexual Assault; Childhood + Generational Trauma; "Sandwich Generation" overwhelm, adolescent development, aging issues, and elder care, Grief + Loss, caregiver support, and compassion fatigue.
Julie utilizes EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization + Reprocessing) therapy and incorporates talk therapy, creative expression, play therapy, movement and mindfulness. Julie also offers care management and post-care planning.
She sees clients from around the world virtually, on-location, or in her offices in Colorado and New York. Immediate crisis response services are available during a tragedy, disaster, or emergency to provide on-location, trauma-responsive interventions and support. *TO MAINTAIN SAFETY, ALL THERAPEUTIC SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY OFFERED ONLY THROUGH TELEHEALTH PLATFORMS
Julie Smith has strength in strategic planning, program development and change management. She is adept at bringing together organizations and individuals to address and develop age-friendly, trauma-informed programming and systems that are responsive to diverse needs and interests.
With Julie, you can create and implement a custom, trauma-informed risk reduction, public awareness, and/or prevention program that address six principles of trauma-informed program - Trauma Understanding, Safety & Stability, Cultural Humility & Responsiveness, Compassion & Dependability, Collaboration & Empowerment, and Resilience & Recovery - to promote self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible problem-solving skills that meet the needs of your school, organization or community.
Workshops + Training
Julie offers specialty training, workshops, and program development on: Age-Friendly Communities, Community Health; Trauma-Informed Care for clinical and non-clinical staff; Mental Health Awareness, and Caregiver Support.
Virtual and live trainings and workshops help educators, clinicians, first responders, care providers, and other caring professionals understand behavioral motivations and identify social-emotional red flags and risk factors to develop trauma-sensitive action plans that support a culture of acceptance and resiliency.
To view our signature workshops and training, please visit our Speaking page.
Visit our Speaking Page
Need additional consulting or personalized training?
Whether you are looking for market research, media consulting, custom training and more, Julie offers additional packages tailored to meet your needs. If what you want isn’t listed above, let's chat as we can develop customized support for your needs. Simply email us for a no-obligation chat.Connect with us