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Community Counseling Program Counselors

Our team of licensed mental health practitioners provides accessible and affordable behavioral health care where you live, work and learn.
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Julie Lord, LIMHP

Julie Lord, MS, LIMHP, LMHP, became interested in helping others at a young age through community service projects. In college, she turned her focus toward the behavioral health field.

“I believe that by helping others become the best version of themselves, they’re more likely to be successful in other areas of their lives – including within their families and at work and school,” she said.

When working with clients, Lord draws on her training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing to use a strengths-based approach that empowers her clients to identify their goals and work toward them.

“My approach is centered on connecting with the client and helping them find ways to change that are impactful and meaningful,” she said.

Lord enjoys “the best of both worlds” as a counselor with the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program – working with students in a school setting and working with traditional clients in a community setting. She believes in the importance of finding the right fit in a counselor.

“I understand that it takes a lot of strength and courage to take that first step and reach out to a counselor,” she said. “I know counseling is not one size fits all. It’s important to find a counselor that you feel comfortable opening up to about your life. If you come to me as a client, you’ll be treated with dignity and respect.”