Julie Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor in Kentucky

Julie Smith, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

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I am a licensed professional clinical counselor and trained in many different therapy approaches and experienced with all age groups.

Hello, I’m so glad you are here! In 2017 I graduated with my masters degree in clinical counseling and gained clinical experience in many areas with both children and adults. I opening a private practice in 2021 and specialize in the treatment of stress management, anxiety, depression, mood issues, poor self esteem, and trauma. I provide each client with a unique experience tailored to their own needs and goals. As a part of treatment I help the client identify their goals and take steps to become the best version of themselves. I promise to always provide unconditional positive regard, empathy and support.

I am trained in many treatment approaches of solution-focused, CBT, DBT, ACT, play therapy techniques, sandtray therapy, and EMDR. I am always looking to expand my knowledge and bring the most evidenced based and up to date treatments to my clients. I also love to incorporate somatic therapy and healing of not only the mind but the body as well through mindfulness, meditations, and visualization practices.

I offer both in person (Kentucky residents) and online telehealth therapy. I am licensed in Kentucky, Florida and Idaho. I also accept a variety of insurance which include; Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Optum and Kentucky Medicaid.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$80.00 - $100.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo, Credit Card, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Professional Counselor
LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)
Licensed Professional Counselor
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
Bellevue University
Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling