Julie Mermelstein is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre and Communication from Emerson College.
Julie has provided therapeutic services to individuals, families, couples, children, and teens since 1995. Julie has worked as an individual and family therapist in numerous impatient and outpatient treatment programs in Southern California. Since 2010, Julie has had her own West Los Angeles private practice while at the same time facilitates groups, and treats individuals and families at Resolutions Therapeutic Services in Santa Monica.
Julie's approach to therapy, recovery and healing is eclectic, she pulls from humanistic, attachment and systems approaches with a strong focus on women's issues, trauma and addiction. She is an active member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Women's Association of Addiction Treatment and the Southern California Recovery Community.
Julie is a trusted advisor and a central figure in the development of the women's curriculum at START UP RECOVERY.
In addition to her clinical work, Julie is also a creative writer with a published article in MORE Magazine and is in the process of writing a book focused on relationships.