Leverage U began in 1997 as a small training company focused on one product: Anger Solutions training for counsellors and mental health workers. We have expanded into a multi-faceted company providing corporate training, coaching, and keynote speeches/workshops for events and conferences. Our publishing arm has expanded, with several non-fiction titles and authors, and now a fiction imprint, Paper Kite Press.
Julie brings 30 years experience as a mental health worker, public speaker and educator to audiences worldwide. A Registered Psychotherapist in a thriving private practice located in Niagara, Julie specializes in anger, trauma recovery, forensic psychology, relationships and bullying. Julie's strengths as a therapist contribute to her success as a speaker, as she is adept at reading her audiences and tailoring her message so that it is easy to hear and receive. She has presented to audiences in France, the UK, the Caribbean, and across the United States and Canada, and is known for tackling difficult topics with tact, grace, and humour. She has published several self-help books on stress, bullying, coping with crisis, and moving past one’s past.
Julie is a sought-after media guest expert on topics relating to anger, stress, and forensic psychology. She has appeared on national radio and television outlets in North America and in various print media. She is currently under contract as a consultant for a scripted television drama series in development. Julie’s professional and personal mission is to leverage people into radical, positive, lasting change.