Julie  Panton

Julie Panton

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Not accepting new clients in Providence practice (updated November 16, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Children and adolescents
  • Anger management
  • Behavioral difficulties
  • Relationships/social problems

Professional statement

Julie Panton is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Providence, RI who specializes in working with children and their families in the following areas: ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, behavioral challenges and emotional difficulties, anger management, and relationship and social challenges. She also has experience working with college students and young adults.

Julie takes a collaborative approach that is goal oriented and focused on solutions. She frequently utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help her clients change their thought and behavioral patterns and develop healthier coping skills. She believes her clients know themselves best and lets them take the lead in sessions. When working with young clients, Julie will utilize play therapy to help them express their feelings.

Julie cares deeply about her clients and wants them to succeed both in and out of school. She is there to help them learn how to express their emotions in a healthy way and overcome the challenges life throws their way. Outside of private practice, she works at a behavioral school. Prior to this, Julie worked in various agencies, including Family Service of RI. She looks forward to meeting you and your child.


Message to clients

It is important to know that you are not alone when dealing with difficult and challenging life issues. To be able to talk freely to another without judgement and having the ability to express your true emotions, feelings, or difficulties is important. Reaching out to someone for help with life problems is a great first step. Finding someone to work with who will collaborate with you towards reaching your desired goals is key.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Children and adolescents - Specialized strategies for common childhood and adolescence disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, etc.

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

Behavioral difficulties - Adjusting to school; managing developmental and emotional challenges inside and outside of school; balancing schoolwork and personal life

Relationships/social problems - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $70 - $150
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)

Therapist's note

Julie can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Providence practice

205 Waterman Street

Suite 104

Providence, RI 02906

Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Clinical School Social Worker, 2016 - Present

Family Counselor, 2015 - 2016

Child and Family Clinician & Caseworker, 2012 - 2015

Rhode Island College, MSW, 2015

Rhode Island College, BA, 2010


Languages

  • English

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