Julie trained as a nurse and has been an educational consultant specialising in wellbeing and PSHE for 28 years. Trained as a systemic therapist, Julie worked as a psychotherapist in schools and private practice. A leading provider of workshops and seminars for young people and parents in London, Julie teaches mindfulness and mindfulness self-compassion to children, teachers and parents. Author of several children’s books on issues including bullying, anger, and step families, Julie contributed to Radio 4 productions including ‘Bringing up Britain’ and a series on cyberbullying. She is committed to informing, equipping, affirming, and at times challenging, all who work with children, adolescents and parents.