Dr, Julie de Azevedo Hanks is keenly aware of the many issues facing women, couples and families today. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twenty years experience in the mental health field, Dr. Hanks is the founder and executive director of Wasatch Family Therapy, a private practice that provides effective counseling to individuals, couples, and families. She is passionate about helping women improve their personal lives, marriages, and family relationships.
She specializes in women’s emotional health and relationship issues and speaks regularly at workshops, seminars, and offers keynote presentations helping women find the balance between caring for themselves and their loved ones. Dr. Hanks is a regular self-improvement contributor on KSL’s TV’s top women’s lifestyle show Studio 5, hosted a satellite radio show “The Julie Hanks Show”, was a talk show host and producer for a KJZZ TV 14’s Home Team, and is the go-to authority for many additional media outlets (WSJ, Cosmo, Parenting, Women’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Redbook, TLC, Fox News & more) regarding mental health and relationship topics. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a master’s degree in clinical social work, and a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy at University of Louisiana at Monroe.