Julie Josler is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, with 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Julie has been lucky to work in a wide variety of settings, including community mental health centers, hospitals, private practice, schools, and even in-home counseling. A volunteer job at a suicide prevention hotline when she was nineteen inspired a career helping people through their most difficult times. Counseling helps to address the fear, anger, and sadness from the past, as well as the complexities and obstacles of the present, so that you can pursue the future you deserve. The therapy Julie provides is genuine, where the goal is always to help you identify and address the source of your trouble, so you can work through it. She will help you find the tools to cope and succeed in your process. Her goal is to see you through to a happier, healthier self, always focusing on helping you find the power and control within yourself, needed to move forward. Julie has experience working with many issues, such as anxiety, depression, loss and trauma, relationship issues, anger management, ADHD, behavioral management, and many more.
At UB, we believe that seeking mental health care is healthy, normal, proactive and something that everyone can benefit from at somepoint in their lives. Just as your physical health should be a priority, so should your mental health as both impact all areas of your life. If left untreated, emotional problems can impair a person's feelings, thinking, behavior and quality of life. In this way, seeking counseling can improve your overall quality of life and functioning.
A 2010 study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health listed the following reasons why people did not receive mental health services:
- Could not afford cost (43.7%)
- Did not know where to go for treatment (20.5%)
- Did not have time (14.6%)
- Did not want others to find (10%)
UB provides insurance friendly and affordable counseling and believes everyone should have access to mental health care. With 5 Chicagoland locations and over 40 licensed clinicians, UB strives to bring quality therapy services to Chicagoans.