Julia A. Boyd, M.Ed, LMHC

Certified by the State of Washington Professional Health Division as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Julia A. Boyd has among her academic qualifications the following: a master’s degree in Educational Counseling and Guidance, from Pacific Lutheran University 1985; post graduate work in Ethnographic Interviewing and Counseling from University of Washington and studies in Educational Psychology from Seattle University.

Ms. Boyd has over 30 years of experience in psychotherapy with expertise in working with adult individuals and groups in the areas of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, crisis intervention, self-esteem, relationships and grief and loss. Ms. Boyd uses a humanistic approach to treatment employing a variety of therapeutic techniques depending upon the needs of the patient.

Ms. Boyd has served on the King County Arts Commission, the boards of directors of the Domestic Abuse Women’s Network and the Washington Coalition Against Sexual Assault. She received the Washington State University Distinguished Service  Award and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Candace African American women’s Achievement Award.

Lastly, Ms. Boyd is the author of four highly acclaimed books and a number of articles related to psychotherapy and women of color.