Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern
Julie Hattaway is a marriage and family therapist intern specializing in individual, couple, and family therapy. Julie earned her master’s degree from Alliant International University and is currently completing her PsyD in their Couple and Family Therapy program.
Julie maintains a curious attitude to create an environment where clients feel safe and free of judgement. Julie creates a comfortable therapeutic environment through her use of compassion and humor. Julie believes that all individuals, couples and families are unique and tailors treatment to each client’s issues in a way that is adaptable and promotes growth. Julie operates from a strength based approach that encourages the use of existing tools and resources to identify solutions and create change.
Julie is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy and utilizes an attachment framework to create emotional closeness and eliminate negative interaction patterns
Julie has experience working with couples looking to improve their communication, increase connection and intimacy, reduce conflict, and who are adapting to various life stages such as dating, preparing for marriage, growing families, divorce, and launching.
Julie is currently working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and is being trained in Relationship Development Intervention (RDI). Using an RDI lens, Julie guides clients to develop a strong sense of competence and trust in themselves while expanding their interactions with the world around them.