Julie grew up in Western NY and calls Durham her home. She has been married for over thirty years and has two grown children, both adopted and homeschooled. She has a B.S. in Occupational Therapy and a broad and diverse career in many healthcare settings. Julie is pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling at Westminster Theological Seminary. Her calling to counseling began while leading a young adult group and engaging in pre-marital counseling with her husband at their church. Julie is known for being an encourager and living authentically; her faith has been forged through deep questions and enduring trials. Away from her studies, she can be found walking with her husband and beloved dog.