Julie West is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of South Carolina in 2007 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from East Carolina University in 1991. She has over 12 years of postgraduate experience working with children, teens, and families in community mental health and school-based mental health settings doing outpatient therapy. Her experience and training has led her in treating a wide range of difficulties such as ADHD, anxiety, social anxiety, obsessions and/or compulsions, depression, suicidal ideation, low self-esteem, stress and anger issues, grief and loss, adjustment disorders, life transitions, trauma, abuse and neglect, and other childhood behavioral and emotional disorders. Julie uses a variety of approaches she tailors to the needs of the individual along with evidenced-based practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused therapy in her sessions. Julie strives to provide a safe and caring environment where clients can open up about their struggles, learn effective strategies and coping skills, improve their level of functioning, and achieve their personal goals.
Please contact Anchor Psychological if you have patients in need of mental health services. We serve children, adolescents and adults with the full spectrum of psychological disorders.