Julie Markowitz

LMSW

I help people with chronic pain achieve full relief from symptoms and get their lives back.

Clinical Social Worker in New york, NY
Supervised by Dr. Katrina Michelle LCSW

Services
  • Individual
  • Couples

About My Clients

Do you have a chronic condition such as fibromyalgia, IBS, carpel tunnel syndrome, or lower back pain? Have you tried surgery, drugs, physical therapy, chiropractics, acupuncture, but nothing seems to work? I’VE BEEN THERE AND I’M LIVING PROOF THAT YOU CAN HEAL! I provide psychotherapy in which we will create safety for you in order to explore these scary feelings. Through this process, you will become more aware of your feelings and they won't be scary anymore! You will heal from this.

My Background and Approach

My approach is trauma-informed, which means I treat the whole person, not just symptoms . My lens is "What happened to you" vs "What's wrong with you." I work psychodynamically which means we talk about the past to understand what unconscious processes are impacting a person's current life. Through bringing thoughts and feelings into conscious awareness, my clients learn to make new choices that help improve their lives. My goal is to create a warm, safe, non-judgmental atmosphere and a relationship based on mutuality and trust where you can heal and move forward in your life.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I'm a very different kind of therapist. My own traumatic past and subsequent treatment informs the way I work and live. I speak openly with my clients about my trauma history and my own experiences in therapy to de-stigmatize the process of seeking treatment. Having been in treatment most of my life, I've had extremely negative experiences and also profoundly positive ones. I want to change the field of mental health so that therapists are more trauma informed and so that clients can have more healing experiences than traumatic ones. Additionally, I have a particular interest in Health At Every Size and consider myself to be Fat Positive. I am trying to fight against weight stigma and fat phobia and make the world a safer place for people in all body sizes.

At A Glance

  • Experience: 1 year of practice
  • Rate: $200 - 250/session

Info

347-443-8695 Email Julie
85 5th Avenue
Suite 930
New york, NY 10003

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