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Julia Burke, LCSW

Direct ‪(312) 798-9289‬ | Juliab@midwestcounseling.com

Focus: Individual and family therapy related to anxiety, eating disorders, body image, depression, stress management, and life transitions.

Biography: Julia Burke, LCSW, is an empathetic therapist who is passionate about treating individuals and families across the spectrum of eating disorders, anxiety disorders, body image and relational difficulties.  

Julia brings experience in the behavioral health field at multiple sites and levels of care. In addition to working in the school system, she has experience working at behavioral health hospitals at the residential, partial-hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. She has extensive experience working with adolescents, emerging adults and their families. She has received advanced training in Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), Family Based Therapy (FBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and uses a combination of mindfulness skills and cognitive restructuring to allow for clients to overcome their negative and debilitating ways of thinking. 

Julia’s approach focuses on creating a safe and trusting environment with the client. Julia engages the individual, guiding them to connect with their true, authentic selves.  She believes recovery is possible and joins the individual in the process of creating healthy and effective ways to cope, heal and connect with themselves and the world.