2012 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing done by Chato Stewart
A self-proclaimed “social media junkie”, Licensed psychotherapist Julie Hanks, LCSW was recently recognized as the #1 online depression influencer by ShareCare for her extensive work promoting mental health resources online. Hanks has over 20 years in the mental health field providing outpatient psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families with complex mental health and relationship problems. In addition to providing therapy and serving as Executive Director of Wasatch Family Therapy, she writes for PsychCentral’s Ask The Therapist and Private Practice Toolbox, and for her own site JulieHanks.com. Mrs Hanks’ down-to-earth professionalism makes her a sought after TV and media contributor. She recently appeared on TLC and Discovery Health and has been quoted in national publications including Women’s Health, Parenting, Cosmopolitan, E!, Social Work Today, and others. Ms. Hanks also consults with private practice therapists around the world to help them embrace technology and create a practice that is good for their own mental health. Her most valuable experience has been in the trenches of family life for 23 years as wife and mother of 4 children.
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