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Julia Kuczkowski is a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Boulder, CO. Julia helps young adults and adults overcome challenging times. These challenging times often leave Julia’s clients feeling emotionally exhausted, scared, and confused about what to do next with their lives. They could be changes in relationship status, taking a new direction in their career, or finishing up school. Julia also helps those who would like to work on their feelings of shame by increasing their assertiveness and learning how to set boundaries with themselves and others.
Julia’s approach to therapy from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR is an evidence-based therapy modality that allows a person’s brain to overcome the distressing or painful memories that hold them back from feeling present or confident in themselves. She provides supportive counseling as clients process through the major transitions in their lives and reflect on how change has impacted their lives in the past. For those who would like to focus on their spirituality, Julia takes a faith perspective to mental health and wellbeing.
Clients leave sessions with Julia with coping skills that can help them when they’re feeling distressed. They also learn how to advocate for themselves and how to avoid feelings of shame or guilt, especially when it comes to people pleasing behaviors. Julia’s style is empathetic, and she strives to let clients know that they’re never alone in their journeys.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Shame - Exploring how shame shows up in one’s life and the origins of this shame, especially in specific situations or environments; processing through this shame and developing an empowerment to feel less ashamed in daily life
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, and anxiety and/or depression.
Years of Experience: 4 years