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Julie_couch_200_wideA favorite saying among my colleagues is “I LOVE that you LOVE what I LOVE!” Ever notice that when you love something, you want to share it with the world?

I am passionate about the work that I do and the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. This blog provides me a space to share my passion with you outside of the therapy suite!  

Check back frequently for new blog posts, videos, and links to some of my favorite books and websites!



For: You, For: Me

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Gifts, Holidays, Marriage, Relationships, Stories | 0 comments

For: You, For: Me

GIVING. In the next several weeks as we approach the holidays, that is what is on everyone’s mind, right?  We gather around the dining room table to give thanks with family and friends, to acknowledge our privilege and the efforts of those around us who have given…selflessly.  Then we wake up the next morning before the sun is up to cruise crowded store aisles, fight with shoppers for the last “must have” gadget on the shelf, and cross another item off our list so that those we just finished celebrating will know that we too have sacrificed...

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Scary Stories

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Holidays, Parenting, Seasons, Stories | 0 comments

Scary Stories

It’s hard to believe that October is finally here, and with any luck the Kansas weather will start to feel more and more like the season I love most…FALL! There is just something about the brisk autumn air, the faint scent of wood smoke, and the orange and gold leaves that feels special and mysterious to me — almost like anything is possible.  If you didn’t already know this, possibilities can be both exciting and terrifying…and most of all…powerful.  This vision of fall is a story that I have created about what this season means to me,...

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Get Ready To Launch!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Adolescence, Change, College, Parenting | 0 comments

Get Ready To Launch!

After campus visits, course selections, and roommate assignments, your young adult is ready to leave home for college.  You’ve undoubtedly prepared for this moment in many ways, from picking out dorm furniture, to making their favorite home cooked meal before they enter a semester of cafeteria meatloaf and cold pizza.  And yet, with all the excitement, you’re still a little nervous about this milestone in your son or daughter’s life.  Will they go to class?  Will they make good decisions?  Will they miss me?  Do they need me anymore?  What...

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Are You Looking For Change?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in Change, Relationships | 0 comments

Are You Looking For Change?

Welcome to Talk Therapy and thank you for visiting therapywithjulie.com!  You know, I will never forget the reactions I received from others when I first told them that I wanted to be a therapist. Hands down, the most common question asked of me was, “But do you really think people can change?”  Before I share my response with you, I’d like to ask you to sit with that question for just a minute…Do you really think people can change?   After all, the saying goes, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks!”  and if there is a...

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