JAC Julie Carbajal, LLP, LLPC, CAADC

Limited License Psychologist
Limited License Professional Counselor
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

“Connection. Adventure. Love. Nature. Acceptance. Courage. What do you value?
My desire is to help you move closer to your values through intentional change. We are all capable of leading meaningful lives guided by our values, once we get unstuck from whatever inside us is holding us back. Why not begin now?”

Special Interests

Anxiety disorders, PTSD/trauma disorders, and treatment with exposure therapy; Substance use disorders and recovery; Chronic or persistent concerns including borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and psychotic/delusional disorders; LGBTQ population; Acceptance and commitment therapy

Experience

• Therapist, Child & Family Psychological Services, 2018-Present
• Therapist, Barry County Community Mental Health, 2016-2018
• Volunteer Group Facilitator, Grand Rapids Pride Center (group for LGBTQ individuals with mental illness), 2015-2016
• Intern, Berghuis Psychological Services, 2015
• Intern, North Kent Guidance Services, LGBT Center, 2015
• Unit Coordinator and Patient Care Provider, Pine Rest Hospital Based Services, 2012-2015

Education

• M.A., Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, 2015
• M.A., coursework, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Cincinnati, 2009-2010
• M.B.A., International Management, Thunderbird International School of Management, 2004
• B.A., Spanish Language and Literature, Arizona State University, 2000

Professional Affliations

American Psychological Association, Division 35
Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences