Licensed psychotherapist Julie Hanks, LCSW was recently recognized as the number one online depression influencer by Sharecare for her extensive work promoting mental health resources online. Hanks has over 20 years in the mental health field providing outpatient psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families with complex mental health and relationship problems. In addition to providing therapy and serving as Executive Director of Wasatch Family Therapy, she writes for PsychCentral's Ask The Therapist
and Private Practice Toolbox
, and for her own site JulieHanks.com
. Mrs Hanks' down-to-earth professionalism makes her a sought after TV and media contributor. She recently appeared on TLC, Discovery Health, and Fox News Channel and has been a quoted expert in national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Day, Women’s Health, Parenting, E!, Social Work Today, and others. Her most valuable experience has been in the trenches of family life for 23 years as wife and mother of 4 children.