Julie Markwardt, MSW, LICSW

Julie Markwardt, MSW, LICSW

Therapist Education

Post Master’s Training: St. Thomas University
Master’s Degree: Saint Cloud State University
Bachelor’s Degree: Saint Cloud State University
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Julie has over 10 years of experience working with adolescents and youth. She started off by working as a school social worker, supporting the elimination of barriers that prevent students from succeeding in school. While at Inpatient Hospital in Brooklyn Park, she has worked to support adolescents, youth, and families in navigating mental health concerns, striving towards emotional regulation, and ways to continue to be safe after leaving inpatient.

Julie also incorporates Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness practices, and collaborative therapeutic approaches in her work.

Julie believes in having a balance between mental and physical health. Julie works out 6 days a week to support her physical health and is also a gardener and an urban beekeeper, which supports her mental health.

Special Clinical Interests
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation/Self- Injurious Behavior
  • Mindfulness
  • Mind-Body Wellness
Additional Info
  • Adults: No
  • Adolescents: Yes/No
  • Children: Yes/No