As the Founder and Executive Director of IFC, Julianne is passionate about providing families in Chicago with a quality pediatric therapist who understands their child’s unique needs. She strongly feels that each person and family goes through seasons of life where extra support is needed. She considers it a privilege to step into others’ struggles and challenges in order to offer a listening ear and a helping hand. Julianne offers expertise in: Anxiety Parenting Behavior Problems Attachment and adoption issues Depression Autism Spectrum Disorders School Refusal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) In addition, she has been a partner with parents in treating children dealing with behavior problems, anxiety, low self-esteem, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/attention deficit disorder, oppositional defiant disorder and grief/loss. She is approachable and easily establishes rapport with children and their families.