Julia Means, LMSW
Therapist & Recovery Specialist
Julia holds a Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wake Forest University. Licensed in New York and New Jersey, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her practice. With a foundation in psychodynamic exploration, Julia tailors her approach to individual needs, solidifying her belief in the power of understanding early relationships and ongoing patterns.
Guided by evidence-based practices and genuine connection, Julia's approach is centered on empowering individuals on their unique journey. Her commitment is to create a nurturing space for growth and healing, where her clients can find their way towards well-being.
Julia works through a trauma-informed lens, drawing from a toolkit of modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing (MI), cognitive restructuring, and psychoeducation. Her style is marked by warmth and curiosity. Julia's adaptability ensures that her approach aligns with each individual's identity and needs. She is dedicated to supporting clients in their self-discovery journey, providing the guidance, empathy, and expertise they need.
Julia's passion lies in fostering resilience, clarity, and growth. Her goal is to accompany clients as they construct a solid foundation for their well-being. With her by your side, you can embark on a journey of healing and growth, marked by expertise, compassion, and the unwavering belief in your potential