Julie is primarily a cognitive therapist. She will integrate other approaches when needed for your best outcome.
Whether it is intensive therapy, extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or moving in a new direction in life, Julie uses established approaches coupled with effective techniques which she has developed over her 25 years of experience and training.
It's not your fault. People with symptoms of bipolar disorder often experience symptoms of anxiety and/or adhd simultaneously. Maintaining professional or personal relationships can be challenging. It is possible and feasible to learn to manage and be in control of all of these symptoms and have meaningful, successful relationships and employment. It's not your fault.
Depression tends to be thoughts of "gloom and doom." A sense of a "black cloud" and heaviness are common. Sleeping a lot, poor hygiene, difficulty accomplishing tasks and a significant lack of motivation. At times, it can be weeks before a person leaves their home due to depression. There is Hope
Anxiety tends to be the "what if thoughts." Truly fear of the unknown. Sleep is often affected by frequent awakenings and difficulty falling asleep. At times, high anxiety may appear as symptoms of adhd or mania. There is Help