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

Trainings and Certifications

  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • EMDRIA Certified Practitioner
  • Approved EMDRIA Consultant
  • Somatic Experiencing Session Provider (Beginning and Intermediate Level)
  • ISSTD Assessment and Treatment of Traumatized Children and Adolescents with Dissociative Symptoms and Disorders
  • Clinical Hypnosis Basic Training
  • 500 Hour Certified Yoga Works Teacher Training

Current Endeavors

  • Private Practice
  • Approved EMDRIA Consultant
  • Assistant, Somatic Experiencing Professional Training
  • Somatic Experiencing Session Provider (Beginning and Intermediate Level)
  • 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

Past Presentations

  • Presenter: Barre Center for Buddhist Studies “Attachment and Non-Attachment: The Dharma of Relationship” February 19th -21st, 2021
  • Presenter: McClean Perspectives on Trauma Speaker Series “Somatic Psychotherapy: Engaging the Body in Trauma Healing” September 16th, 2020
  • Presenter: Boston Meditation Center “Attachment and Non-Attachment: The Dharma of Relationship” August 10th, 2019
  • Presenter: Boston Meditation Center “Befriending the Animal Body: Somatic Experiencing for Mindfulness Practitioners” July 22nd 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
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • 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®, an EMDRIA approved EMDR practitioner and consultant and enjoys assisting and providing personal sessions to students in the Somatic Experiencing Professional Training and consultation to EMDR practitioners for EMDRIA certification.