Julie Badowski Muthig is a licensed clinical social worker who received her education at the University of Michigan.  She has worked with adults and adolescents at the following organizations: Spectrum Human Services, Ozone House – a local youth shelter, Washtenaw County Community Support and Treatment Services (CMH), and the Ann Arbor VA Hospital.  Julie has been trained as an LGBTQ ally and as a Sexual Assault and Rape Response Team Advocate at Safe House Center, a domestic violence shelter.

Julie incorporates an integrative mindful approach using evidence-based therapies, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She has experience working with clients struggling with a variety of concerns, such as: depression, anxiety, eating issues, substance abuse, sexual assault and rape trauma, grief, and communication within intimate relationships.

Julie is passionate about providing a client-centered and trauma-informed approach for clients. She seeks to empower clients to make the changes they identify in their lives by providing a safe and nonjudgmental environment. Julie will meet you at your current stage and readiness for change while using a strengths-based approach.