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Julie Morrell, MFT


Professional Experience

Private Practice - August 1995 to present
San Diego, CA

Providing short-term treatment for adult and child patients. Specialties include relationship/ intimacy issues, marital mediation, depression, sexual abuse issues, anxiety management, communication skill training, parenting issues as well as treatment for the alcoholic family. EMDR therapy and counseling from a Christian perspective.

Counseling Director - 1992 to August 1995.
Clairemont Emmanuel Counseling Center, San Diego, CA

Primary responsibilities were to supervise counseling center's mental health staff and office personal, set policies and procedures, coordinate workshops and trainings for presentations, oversee fiscal responsibility for counseling center and be a liaison between counseling center staff and senior pastoral staff. Meet with community leaders to meet the mental health needs of community. Supervise senior staff members clinically and administratively. In addition, provided short-term psychotherapy for couples, individuals and families for adults and children.

Private Practice - September 1988 to October 1992
A Center for Hope, San Diego, CA

Provided short-term psychotherapy for adults and children. Conducted interpersonal skills training groups. Provided support groups for rape and incest victims and battered women. Provided psychotherapy for adults and children.

Group Practice - July 1982 to September 1988
Alpha Omega Counseling, San Diego, CA

Provided psychotherapy for adults and children. Provided support groups for incest and molest survivors. Conducted support groups for adults going through divorce.

Group practice - July 1980 to September 1982
Anxiety Treatment Center, San Diego, CA

As an intern, provided low cost counseling to individuals and families. Supervision was under Dr. Ed Yager & Dr. Saul Tompkins.


B.A. Liberal Arts with emphasis in Psychology, Sociology, Family Studies San Diego State University, June 1980
M.S. Counseling Education, 
San Diego State University, August 1982
Ph.D. Coursework Clinical Psychology, 
Professional School of Psychological Studies, Began September 1983-finished coursework in 1986 but not dissertation.

Professional Affiliations:

Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist

Member of Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS)

Volunteer Experience:

September 1991 - February 1992
Mission Village Christian Fellowship

Provided a support Group for adults who were molested as children.

August 1982 - August 1984
Parents United

Provided support groups for children who had been molested by a family member. Attended weekly peer discussion on treatment planning for families affected by molest issues.

June 1981 - June 1982
Rape Emergency Assistance League

Provided crisis hot line counseling to rape victims. Attended monthly discussions on treating and counseling rape victims.