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Licensed professional counselor, MA of Counseling
Julia Wicker provides a holistic lens to counseling, focusing on the whole person; mind, soul, spirit, and body. Her counseling philosophy is relationship-centered where she hopes that creating an empathic, trusting relationship will be what is needed to draw out the strengths of the individual so that they can successfully start this journey of healing.
She specializes in working with women, young adults, adolescents and cross cultural individuals. Julia is especially passionate in working with expats and individuals who grew up or have lived overseas as an adult. Julia is a Missionary Kid and Third Cultural Kid who grew up in Lesotho and Zimbabwe. For over 15 years, she's helped cross cultural families maneuver life's challenges of identity confusion, cultural issues and rootlessness.
Her other specialties include trauma, depression, anxiety, anger issues, unresolved grief and loss, PTSD and life transitions. She's trained in EMDR and TFCBT which are both helpful tools for working through trauma and anxiety with adults and adolescence.
Personal and Education Experience
Resides in Denver, CO
Bachelors of Science from University of New Mexico 2008
Masters in Counseling from Denver Seminary, 2010
Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado
Trained in EMDR therapy
Personal and Professional Experience
COUNSELOR FOR MK2MK- counseling missionary kids and their families in various locations overseas
THERAPIST at Third Way Center- a residential home for teenagers
FAMILY PRESERVATION THERAPIST at Griffith Center for Children
COUNSELOR at Grace Counseling Center- a group private practice
CONFERENCE PRESENTER for MK2MK Various Locations overseas
CARING HEART COUNSELING- Private practice in Denver, CO
Hope in Our City- College Somalian refugee women in Denver
Hope Academy- High school in Denver for girls that have been sex trafficked