Julie Russell is a therapist specializing in individual, couples, teens, children and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Tigard, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington.
Julie has many years of experience working with families and children. She has volunteered in schools, the community and worked at homeless shelters. Julie is a graduate of George Fox University with a Masters Degree in Marriage, Couples and Family Therapy. She uses an integrated approach, she specializes in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Sandtray Therapy, Play Therapy, Trauma Conversion Therapy (TCT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and some Jungian techniques. She is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Julie has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of child/parent relationships, addiction, child development, depression, anxiety and adult relationship issues.
Julie is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
George Fox University, MA
Masters Degree in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy
Emotional Focused Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Registered Play Therapist with the Association for Play Therapy
Trauma Conversion Therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) - Oregon
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - Oregon
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) - Washington
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTa) - Washington
Registered Play Therapist - Association of Play Therapy
American Counseling Association-ACA
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy-AAMFT
Association for Play Therapy-APT
Oregon Counseling Association-ORCA
The Oregon Association for Marriage and Family Therapy-OAMFT
Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists-AMCAP