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Julia Barry, MFT, licensed psychotherapist in Los Angeles, California

Trainings and Certifications

  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • EMDR Level 2
  • ISSTD Assessment and Treatment of Traumatized Children and Adolescents with Dissociative Symptoms and Disorders
  • Against the Stream Meditation Mentorship Training
  • 500 Hour Certified Yoga Works Teacher Training

Current Endeavors

  • Private Practice
  • Assistant, Somatic Experiencing Professional Training
  • Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Member, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
  • Member, New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation
  • Member, EMDRIA
  • Presenter, Against the Stream Boston “Befriending the Animal Body: Somatic Experiencing for Mindfulness Practitioners” July 22, 2017

About Julia Barry, MFT, SEP, in Boston, Massachusetts

Julia uses her expertise and compassionate and empathetic nature to provide quality counseling services to clients in the Greater Boston area.

Julia completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University after receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Julia trained for two years at the Women’s Clinic and Family Counseling Center in Los Angeles where she worked with adult individuals and couples.  During her time at the Women’s Clinic, Julia received supervision utilizing several psychological modalities, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and Somatic Experiencing® approaches. Additionally, Julia received training at the Well Baby Center leading Mindful Parenting Groups, as well as providing psychotherapy to adult individuals, couples, families and mother/infant pairs with an emphasis on psychodynamic and psychoanalytic training. Julia continued to pursue further training in a variety of modalities, including:

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Adult and infant attachment
  • Somatic Experiencing®
  • EMDR
  • Interpersonal neurobiology
  • Mindfulness

Julia uses evidence-based psychotherapy methods tailored specifically to each client in order to provide quality, dedicated care with an emphasis on healing. Her clinical specializations include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Single-event trauma
  • Complex trauma (physical, emotional sexual abuse, neglect, growing up in a chaotic or stressful family)
  • Dissociation
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship and Intimacy issues
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Personal growth
  • Mother/infant attachment
  • Adult Attachment

Julia’s work is informed by an interest in mind/body psychotherapy, combining her training with over 15 years of yoga and mindfulness practice. Julia holds a 500-Hour Yoga Instructor Certification from YogaWorks.  She is certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner® and enjoys assisting in the Somatic Experiencing Professional Training.

Schedule Psychotherapy with Julia Barry

Julia is committed to empowering each client to work through the places that keep them feeling stuck and to achieve a happier, more joyful quality of life. Julia understands that each client’s experience is unique, and will develop personalized treatment plans in collaboration with each client’s goals and needs.

Even if you’ve tried therapy in the past, Julia encourages you to schedule an initial consultation by calling 310-600-1991 or completing the online request form.