Julie White - Handel Behavioral Health
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Counselors & Appointments

Julie White, MA

For Telehealth/Online Appointments

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Pronouns: they-them

Counseling Style

Julie is an inclusive, warm, and empathic clinician who aims to help their clients feel respected, validated, and empowered in sessions. They are an LGBTQIA+ and Neurodiversity Affirming Provider. Julie utilizes a person-centered counseling approach that is Health At Every Size / weight inclusive, trauma, and social justice informed. They prioritize providing anti-oppressive, anti-ableist, and overall intersectional care.

Julie identifies as trans/non-binary and neurodivergent. Julie’s lived experience with their own neurodivergence significantly informs their practice.


Julie attended graduate school at American International College in Springfield, MA, where they completed a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. They have worked in various mental health settings including outpatient and school environments. In their spare time, Julie enjoys prioritizing rest, self-care, and spending time with family.

In their clinical work, Julie incorporates treatment modalities such as relational and strengths-based counseling, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, and DBT. They strive to ensure that therapy is always a safe and comfortable space for their clients.


  • Anxiety/Panic/Phobias
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger's Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD/ADD)
  • Academic/Occupational/Work Issues/Career

Clinical Modalities + Treatments

  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic/ Psychoanalysis
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

If you are seeking to explore aspects of your identity such as neurodivergence or LGBTQIA+ related concerns, please feel free to reach out to me.

Authored Articles & Interviews

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Come as You Are: Counseling with a Neurodivergent Affirming Approach

February 2, 2023