About Me

Julie Payne, M.A., LMFT-S

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Houston Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 2016 Secretary

Long Beach South Bay CAMFT chapter 2016 Secretary, 2018 President 

Adjunct Faculty at College of the Mainland - Psychology Department 2015-2016

Certified Military Family Life Consultant

Nationally Certified in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

Certified MAP Supervisor and Trainer (Managing and Adapting Practices)

EMDR therapist 

CA & TX Board Approved Supervisor

AAMFT Approved Supervisor in progress

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Texas.  I graduated from California State University Long Beach in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and then received my Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles in 2007.  I have been working with couples, families, and individuals at community based mental health agencies and in private practice.  I am nationally certified in TF-CBT, o a MAP certified supervisor, and am an EMDR trained therapist.    My areas of interest include working with families and individuals suffering from a chronic illness or living with chronic pain, military families, and trauma.  I have been an arthritis advocate since 2005.  I have spoken at the Juvenile Arthritis National Conference in 2007 on the impact of a chronic illness on friends and families, at Cedars-Sinai for RA Talk to discuss a patient’s perspective, for Arthritis in PrimeTime in 2010 on dating and relationships with a chronic illness, in 2011 on communicating with your doctors, 2012 on pregnancy and parenting, and the Juvenile Arthritis National Conference in 2017 on mental wellness, caregiver burnout, and bullying.  In addition, I have conducted trainings and workshops for various organizations in California and Texas.  

Professional Affiliations

CAMFT CLINICAL MEMBER

HAMFT CLINICAL MEMBER & 2016 SECRETARY

AAMFT CLINICAL FELLOW

TAMFT CLINICAL FELLOW

LBSB CAMFT CLINICAL MEMBER & 2017 SECRETARY 2018 President

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