Julie is a psychologist and gestalt therapist, who has a PhD in cross-cultural psychology and has worked on UN projects as well as international research projects throughout her academic career. Julie progressed with a clinical training in Gestalt Therapy and specialized in bereavement therapy and trauma therapy. Julie has worked as a psychologist and clinician in the public and private sector in London since 2007, where she held various positions supporting multi-cultural individuals and groups in therapy.
In Singapore, Julie is CEO of Media Particle, and manages two websites mothernist.com and theretreat.watkinsmagazine.com that focus on bringing psychology online, as well as supporting mothers with a multiplicity of roles (mothernist) and those interested in spiritual wellbeing (retreat).
Julie is passionate about resilience and growth in areas dealing with women’s issues, fertility issues, family planning, existential issues, life changes and migration. Her approach is multi-cultural and Julie works authentically and sensitively with her clients. She has supported local communities, as well as having a more global reach through online therapy.
Julie also contributes articles to various hubs (and on social media), about running small businesses and the roles she takes on as a woman, mother, friend, wife, business woman, networker, manager, therapist, psychologist.