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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

Presenter, Against the Stream Boston “Befriending the Animal Body: Somatic Experiencing for Mindfulness Practitioners” July 22, 2017

Member, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Member, Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Member, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
Member, Group Psychotherapy Association of Los Angeles

About Julia Barry, MFT, SEP, in Los Angeles, California

Julia Barry, MFT, SEP, has worked in a variety of clinical settings, and understands the complex nature of psychotherapy. She uses her compassion and empathetic nature to provide quality counseling services to clients in Southern California.

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 continued to pursue her psychotherapy training in a variety of fields, including:

  • Adult and infant attachment
  • EMDR
  • Interpersonal neurobiology
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma
  • Dissociative disorders

Julia combines her extensive psychotherapy training with over 15 years of yoga practice and training, which centers on mindfulness and body awareness. Julia holds a 500-Hour Yoga Instructor Certification from YogaWorks.

Julia’s Psychological Focus & Clinical Specializations

Julia Barry fosters a safe, supportive space where her clients can work toward successful resolution and healing from past traumas. Informed by an interest in mind/body psychotherapy, she is certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner®. 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 with a focus on:

  • Trauma
  • Dissociation
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship and intimacy issues
  • Love Addiction

During her time at the Women’s Clinic and Family Counseling, Julia received supervision utilizing several psychological modalities, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and Somatic Experiencing® approaches. Additionally, Julia received training at the Los Angeles 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 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)
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship and intimacy issues
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Personal growth
  • Mother/infant attachment

Schedule Psychotherapy with Julia Barry

Julia Barry uses a variety of modalities and techniques to guide and empower each client to overcome past or current trauma and achieve a happier, more joyful quality of life. Julia understands that each client’s experience is unique, and she develops personalized treatment plans for each client.

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.