About julia

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Julia newlin Smith, MA

Marriage & Family Therapy

AMFT # 113802

julia@thecenterforconnection.org

Julia Newlin Smith, MMFT, is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, dyadic, family, and group therapy with children and adolescents. Her practice focuses on assiting her clients in learning how to achieve emotional regulation through skill building, relational psychology, and therapeutic techniques grounded in neurodevelopmental and physiological perspectives in order to uncover the origins of challenging behaviors. This includes providing strategies and tools rooted in the latest developments in Interpersonal Neurobiology and mindfulness. Julia also specializes in assisting clients in enhancing their relationships through improved communication skills and development of increased social competency.

Julia earned her MMFT at the University of Southern California and has a specialty in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which emphasizes skill building, mindfulness and behavioral change.

AMFT 113802

Supervised by Jennifer Lovers, MFC # 49415