Julie is originally from Southern California. She found her passion for working with children during her time in high school, volunteering for events such as Walking with Angels and Special Olympics. She moved out to Arizona in 2014 to attend school at Northern Arizona University. There she studied and received her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Speech-Language Sciences and Technology as well as a certificate in Speech-Language Pathology Assisting. After graduating from Northern Arizona University she moved down to the valley and worked at Therapy Tree’s internship program, where she received hands-on experience at a pediatric speech and occupational therapy clinic. Julie received her Speech-Language Pathology Assistant license in December 2019. In her spare time, Julie loves to sing, go kayaking, and spend time with her family, friends, and cat.