Julia F. Ciurdar
Julia is a licensed clinical social worker who has over 5 years of experience working with individuals in education, nonprofit, and private practice settings. Julia utilizes a strength based and relational approach, and works with each client to determine a successful treatment plan. She sees the importance of holistically integrating all aspects of an individual’s life, such as culture, family origin, spirituality, relationships, and internal thoughts and emotions, to foster healthy growth.
Julia earned a B.A. in Pre-Counseling from Moody Bible Institute and a Master of Social Work, with a specialization in Mental Health, from Loyola University Chicago. Throughout her education and experience, she has worked with new moms and parents, adults with mental disabilities, essential workers, young professionals, and individuals working through every day’s life challenges such as:
- Relational conflict
- Family dynamics
- Life transitions
Julia commits to creating a safe and welcoming environment for individuals to explore and develop a true sense of self in the midst of the struggles they face. She believes that through the relationship built between the therapist and client, each person can begin to experience healing and transformation in their past and present difficulties, and uncover hope and strength in life’s journey.