Julie Sherman, LMHC
Julie Sherman is a Licensed Mental Health therapist with 20 years of experience helping clients to make positive changes in their lives. She has successfully worked with Families, Individuals, Children, Teens and Young adults over the course of her career.
As a Family Therapist for the Broward County School district, Julie specialized in working with students struggling with anxiety, learning challenges, peer issues/bullying, sexual orientation and low self-esteem.
In addition, her experience working with children with exceptional educational needs has provided her with the ability to assist parents in navigating the public-school system and understanding their rights and the obligations of public schools. She is familiar with services offered within the schools such as 504s, Individual Education Plans, Functional Behavioral Assessments and Positive Behavior Intervention Plans and can support parents to make sure that their children are receiving the services to help them reach their full potential; academically, emotionally and behaviorally.
Julie has helped others navigate a number of difficult life's challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties and other major life transitions. Over the course of her practice, she counseled victims of abuse and successfully helped clients heal through the use of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. Her success has been shown as she’s witnessed clients overcome their difficult ordeals and transition from victims to survivors.
She understands that each person is unique and takes an individualized, goal-oriented approach in her work, using a multidisciplinary approach such as cognitive behavioral therapy, or solution focused therapy techniques to tailor interventions to best meet the needs of her clients. Julie works TOGETHER with her clients to develop new coping strategies and skills to implement the changes to make a positive impact in their lives.
Julie can be described as having a “warm, communicative, insightful, and down-to-earth approach, allowing her to make a difference in her client’s lives”.
She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, and received her Masters of Education and Education Specialist Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Florida.
Her specializations include:
- Individual and Family counseling
- Children, teens, and adults
- Parenting support regarding IEP plans and positive behavior training
- Anxiety, learning challenges, bullying
- Sexual orientation concerns
- Trauma resolution