Julie Hanks, LCSW


Sharecare Now's #1 Online Depression Influencer. Licensed psychotherapist Julie Hanks, LCSW has over 20 years in the mental health field, providing outpatient psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families with complex mental health and relationship problems. A self-care evangelist, Hanks authored The Burnout Cure: An Emotional Survival Guide For Overwhelmed Women." In addition to providing therapy and serving as Director of Wasatch Family Therapy, she provides answers to visitor questions on PsychCentral.com, and blogs on her own site. Ms. Hanks is a regular TV and media contributor, recently appearing on TLC and Discovery Health. Her mental health and relationship advice has been featured in national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Women's Health, Real Simple, Parenting, Cosmopolitan, E!, Social Work Today, and others.



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  • As a result of childhood abuse survivors are likely to have difficulty feeling good about themselves and may struggle with low self-esteem, feelings of worthlessness or emptiness. They may also have difficulty tuning in to and trusting their own feelings. Often survivors will feel reluctant to trust...Read More
  • Accept failure as an option. Failure is always a possibility when taking a risk, but success is also a possibility. You have to be willing to face both. One of my favorite quotes is "life rewards action," because so often we think and dream about things, but we don’t actually take a step toward what...Read More
  • While there’s nothing like sitting face-to-face with a client, video sessions, chat and email counseling can be helpful therapeutic tools, especially for clients who are located in rural areas or who are strugglingwith physical health or mental health challenges that make leaving home difficult. Videoconferencing allows...Read More
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  • @Julie_Hanks: This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. -C. S. Lewis
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  • via facebook/Julie Hanks LCSW: Have you recently gone through a friendship breakup? Here are tips to survive the loss of a friend. http://bit.ly/1mpJENg
  • via Twitter/@Julie_Hanks: 5 ways to deal w/ a negative person http://bit.ly/1lMUzA7