As a licensed clinical social worker with more than fifteen years of experience, Julie McCarter works with adults and adolescents coping with depression, anxiety, addiction, grief and life stressors. Julie uses an integrative approach to treatment which includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based practices and expressive photography. Julie's holistic approach encourages clients to connect with their inner wisdom as a source for healing. She also offers practical tools to guide clients in their process of emotional healing and recovery. Julie maintains a positive and supportive therapeutic setting to facilitate growth and resilience.

In addition to individual counseling, Julie regularly leads groups and workshops on topics related to expressive photography, mindfulness and emotional wellness for teens and adults. She has also offers an eCourse on the Foundations of Expressive Photography.

Julie received her Master's Degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley.  Her private practice office is conveniently located in Leesburg, VA. and her office easily accessible to those living in the greater Loudoun County area.