Julie Basulto, President of CAC, has dedicated her career to providing compassionate, evidence-based therapy services for children, adolescents, families and adults for 18 years. She has been licensed as a marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida since 2008.
Ms. Basulto has received extensive training in the most highly effective interventions, enabling her to take the best specialized approach to meet each individual’s needs. She takes a holistic view in to each situation, assisting clients to examine and understand their individual experiences as part of the larger systems around them including their family, community, and culture.
Ms. Basulto’s systems approach to therapy, along with state-of-the art caring, supportive interventions, assist individuals and families regain their stability, harmony and joy. By facilitating use of the right tools, quality of life can improve.
Ms. Basulto is bilingual and may provide services in English or Spanish.
Julie Basulto has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with severe behavioral and emotional problems. Ms. Basulto has provided services in the home, outpatient and in private practice. Ms. Basulto is a current clinical supervisor at Kristi House which is a leading Child Advocacy Center providing individual, family and group counseling for child, adolescent and adult survivors of child sexual abuse.
Education & Certifications
Julie Basulto attained her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2005 from St. Thomas University. Other significant certifications earned and memberships she holds include:
- National certification as a Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (TF-CBT) in 2013 and is currently certified in training consultants and other mental health professionals on TF-CBT.
- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic Training Certification and in pursuit of attaining national certification in EMDR.
- Clinical Fellow for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
- Memberships in the American Counseling Association and American Psychological Association
Continuing Education for the Field
Julie Basulto has been a qualified supervisor for the state of Florida in supervising Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Interns and Registered Mental Health Counseling Interns since 2010. She currently supervises graduate students for their practicums and internships from various universities, and teaches counseling and psychology courses in colleges and universities in South Florida.
Ms. Basulto conducts community and outreach presentations in the community in advocating for the victims of child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation as well as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) youth population.