Julie Galvin, PhD

Dr. Galvin is a Fully Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan and she is also a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). In addition, Dr. Galvin is an Adjunct Specialist at Michigan State University in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education.  Dr. Galvin has been a field supervisor, training doctoral students and other graduate students in the field of psychology for over 20 years.

She cherishes her young son, her husband, and his two teenage children.

Dr. Galvin and son Riley

Dr. Galvin and son Riley

Dr. Julie A. Galvin


Approaches and beliefs

  • Each person has the capacity to create positive change in themselves and in their lives

  • Growth mindset: everyone has the ability to grow and change throughout their lifetime

  • Psychotherapy can create lifelong change & empower individuals to achieve their goals for life

  • There is hope

  • My goal is to empower you to create positive change and to overcome the challenges you have encountered

  • Everyone faces challenges, it’s how we choose to face them and overcome them that can lift us above them. I help identify a fresh and positive perspective so that you can realize your goals and dreams

  • I am here to help every client uncover and realize their truth

  • Through our work together, you can work towards becoming the best version of yourself


Dr. Galvin employs a variety of research-based techniques in her practice, which is further enhanced by a warm, caring, and friendly personality.  Her background in psychotherapy, neuropsychological assessment, and education provides clients with a strong and diverse skill set.  She works with children, adolescents, and adults, and provide both individual therapy as well as therapy for couples and families. She works with clients who seek assistance on a variety of issues. spanning the range from those who are adjusting to changes in their life, anxiety, and depression.  She also employs life-coaching techniques so that her clients can create a vision for their lives, set goals, and achieve their aspirations, while learning how to maintain balance in their lives.  

Dr. Galvin has more than 25 years of experience in the field of psychology.  She spent the first ten years of her career in the Chicago area and has been practicing in southeast Michigan for the past several years.  She has also worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, private practice, public schools, and neuropsychology.  

She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree with Honor from Michigan State University, where she also completed her Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology and an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology. She earned her PhD at Loyola University of Chicago's highly regarded and fully accredited Doctoral Program.


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