Julie D'Amico, MA, EdM, LCMHC
Director of Mental Health Operations, Restaurant After Hours
Julie is a psychotherapist, consultant, and mental health advocate in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has a dual Master’s degree from Columbia University in Psychological Counseling and Mental Health Counseling, with a special concentration in Bilingual Latinx Mental Health.
While in NYC, Julie worked at a community-based nonprofit organization providing free mental health services in English and Spanish to low-income New Yorkers. Through this work, she gained experience in individual and group counseling, peer consultation, and community presentations, and recognized the need for comprehensive community support in mental healthcare.
In her clinical psychotherapy work in Raleigh, Julie uses an integrative, strengths-based approach from trauma-informed care, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, motivational interviewing, and positive psychology. She tailors her approach to provide individualized, person-centered care for clients to safely explore emotions, behaviors, and life experiences. She specializes in helping children, teens, adults, and couples navigate life challenges such as anxiety, OCD, depression, trauma, changes and transitions, acculturation, and identity exploration. Julie is passionate about providing safe healing spaces for individuals with diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, religions, body sizes, abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.