Julie (she/her) is one of Forward Stride’s mental health therapists in the Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) program. Julie is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Julie attended Webster University, where she received her bachelors in psychology; she furthered her education receiving her masters of social work at Saint Louis University.

Julie came to Forward Stride in March of 2020. She has experience working in crisis management services, residential substance abuse treatment, inpatient psychiatric care, and as an outpatient eating disorder therapist. Julie specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and LGBTQ individuals.

Julie’s three favorite things include hiking with her two dogs and her wife, everything Christmas, and bagpipe music!