Julie has over 13 years’ experience of working in the Counselling and Mental Health sector. As a qualified integrative (psychodynamic & person centred) counsellor with BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) Accreditation, Julie has worked in Private Practice, Colleges and Universities, providing individual, group and online counselling covering a diverse range of issues. Her most recent position was as the Student Counselling and Mental Health Team Leader at the University of Bath.
Julie has been developing and delivering bespoke Mental Health Awareness and Stress Management training for over 10 years. She is a Mental Health First Aid National Trainer and an Associate Trainer for Suicide First Aid.
Julie is passionate about raising awareness of mental health and providing training in the wider community, work and educational settings. Her desire is to help build individuals confidence in recognising the signs of poor mental health, reducing stigma and enabling the support of others whilst enhancing people's own self-care and resilience.