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Julie Hall, PhD
Psychological Associate

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Dr. Julie Hall is a Psychological Associate/Post Doctoral Fellow supervised by Dr. Tejal Jakatdar. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Virginia, a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience at Indiana University, and a Doctoral degree in Psychology at the University of Michigan.  Julie also completed two years of graduate training as a Visiting Scholar in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Stanford University.


Julie is excited to be a part of the Willow team and is looking forward to using empirically validated treatments for children, teens, and adults with OCD, OC spectrum disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, BFRBs, and perfectionism. She has a keen interest and extensive experience in using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to enable clients to live more fulfilling lives aligned with their individual values. Julie is excited to help clients overcome challenges and live a more fulfilling life and tailors her sessions to clients' individual needs and values. In addition to using CBT, she uses a biopsychosocial approach to better understand and treat clients' mental health concerns. She enjoys and has experience working with clients from diverse ages and backgrounds, including individuals from various cultures, sexual orientations, disabilities, and economic and racial backgrounds. That said, Julie’s passion lies in working with children and teens.


Julie has 10 years of experience providing cognitive and neuropsychological assessment, crisis intervention, and cognitive behavioral therapy to children, teens, and adults in hospital, school, university, and community mental health settings. In addition, Julie is interested in empirically validated treatments for anxiety and mood disorders and the interaction of biology and behavior.  As a graduate student, Julie held leadership positions in the Association for Psychological Science and authored over a dozen scientific publications and book chapters along with numerous conference and workshop presentations.  She was also the recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship.  Julie's Master's thesis research was published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and her dissertation research received awards from the University of Michigan Graduate School, Association for Psychological Science, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and Society for Psychophysiology Research. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, sailing, ballet, opera, philanthropy, trivia and board games, and live concerts and sporting events, particularly Bay Area teams.

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