julie griffin

MAMFC, LPC, NCC, CCTP
meet julie

Julie grew up overseas in Thailand and Sri Lanka and spent a large portion of her adult life in Jakarta, Indonesia. She has been married for over 30 years and has four wonderful daughters, three sons-in-law, and three precious grandchildren. She loves the uniqueness of interpersonal relationships and helping people to discover their passions in life. Her multicultural background has also equipped her to work effectively with diverse populations. In her spare time, Julie enjoys reading, cooking, playing tennis, traveling, entertaining family and friends, and hanging out with her children and grandchildren. She is also a sports enthusiast and devoted Dallas Cowboys fan.

style of therapy

Julie uses various modalities of counseling depending on the needs of her clients, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Trauma Attachment Therapy
practice focus

Julie works with children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families in the care and treatment of:

  • Depression
  • Stress & Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anger
  • Life Transitions
  • Family and Parenting Issues
  • ADHD
  • Marital & Premarital
speaking

Julie is available to speak to organizations on various topics related to:

  • Parenting Children (raising emotionally intelligent children)
  • Parenting Teens in Today‚Äôs World (technology challenges and influences)
  • Parenting in the Transition to Young Adulthood (ages 18 and older)
  • The Church and Mental Illness
  • How to Build the Healthy Family
  • Human Trafficking Advocacy
  • Health and Wellness
  • Trauma Recovery
credentials

Licensures:
LPC Licensed Professional Counselor South Carolina #5794
NCC National Certified Counselor

Certifications:
CCTP Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Certified Prepare Enrich Facilitator
AACC Certified Critical Incident Provider

Education:
BAAS Psychology and Criminal Justice from University of North Texas
MAMFC Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Memberships:
American Association of Christian Counselors
National Board for Certified Counselors
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
International Association of Trauma Professionals

Supervision:
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor Candidate
Approved Clinical Supervisor (Liberty University)