Julia is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate by the state of North Carolina. She received her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University after having completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology-Christian Counseling and a minor in business. She is a certified PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator providing couples with the skills they need for marriage.
In various aspects, she has been counseling and/or mentoring couples and individuals for the past three years. She is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Julia practices as a Christian Counselor believing that the scripture is the inspired word of God useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness (2 Tim. 3:16).
Julia is passionate about providing professional, spiritual, and integrative counseling that is based on biblical principles, as well as research-based theoretical principles that are geared to a client’s individual issues and/or circumstances. Julia works collaboratively with her clients to determine their specific needs and goals, then a plan is established to help the client succeed in meeting those goals. In addition to Julia's professional training, she has a variety of life experiences that help her to identify with the needs of her clients.
Julia, her husband Miles, and their daughter have lived in Lake Lure for over 13 years. Additionally, they have three adult children and one grandson whom they enjoy spending time with. Julia also loves any time spent vacationing at the beach and curled up with a good book.