Julie Caramanico, LPC, RYT, RCYT
Julie is passionate about using a holistic approach to healing the mind, body and spirit. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 with a Masters in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology. To date, her professional career has been dedicated to working with children with autism and developmental disorders at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania. After starting a yoga practice to train for the Broad Street Run, she dove into a yoga teacher training and has been teaching yoga ever since. She completed her yoga teacher training with Dhyana Yoga and her children’s yoga training with Little Flower Yoga, and has spent the last six years teaching yoga to children and adults throughout the Philadelphia region. Julie is a consultant at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Mental Health, where she provides consultation for teachers implementing interventions for students with autism in public schools.
In addition, Julie is a licensed psychotherapist at the Well-Being Center in Ardmore. Julie’s theoretical orientation is CBT, with an emphasis on an integrated mind/body approach. She specializes in working with children and adolescents with autism and social challenges, as well as stress and wellness for working professionals.
Julie provides private yoga sessions for children, adolescents, and adults. She is the primary yoga teacher for the Friendship Circle, which provides social activities for children with autism. She also teaches yoga for the Kinney Center at SJU.