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Therapeutic Services Agency (TSA)
1700 Rum River Drive S. Suite B
Cambridge, MN 55008

320-629-7600 Ext 3303

Julie has over sixteen years of professional experience working with children (4+), adolescents and adults in rural outpatient mental health settings. She has trained through the Department of Human Services in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and co-facilitated a certified Intensive Outpatient DBT skills group. She is also trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Julie has extensive experience in sexual abuse issues both with victims and perpetrators and has facilitated an adolescent sexual offenders’ group for the past fifteen years. She has a passion for working with victims of domestic violence.

Julie earned a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Minnesota State Board Approved Supervisor. Julie is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) and has been on the MNAPT Board as a Member at Large for the past four years. Julie is also part of a non-profit multi-disciplinary team at North Star Family Advocacy Center located in central Minnesota. North Star is committed to reducing further trauma to children and vulnerable adults. For the past seven years, Julie has volunteered at Pearl Crisis Center in Mille Lacs County where, for the past five years, she has served as the Board of Director’s Chairperson. Prior to becoming a therapist, she held a Limited Short-call Substitute Teacher Licensure teaching in the Milaca and Foley Public School Districts.

Additional Information

Service Location: Office Based, Telehealth

Languages Spoken: English

Practice focus:

Young Child (3-6)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Adult Adoptee (19+)
Adult (Ad. Parent – Indiv.)
Family Work
Birth/First Parent/Family Work

Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Mood Disorder
Psychotic Disorder
Personality Disorders
Childhood Depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Self-Harming Behaviors
Substance Use
Suicidal Concerns
Juvenile Justice Involvement
Parent Coaching
Domestic Violence
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Early Traumatic Experiences
Search + Reunion
Adoption Identity
Open Adoption
Sexual Abuse (Victim) or (Perpetrator)
Sex Trafficking Victim

Treatment Modalities:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Experiential Play Therapy
Adlerian Play Therapy

updated Spring 2021

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