about Julia

I am a warm and wise life coach using journaling to underpin personal development. I have thirty-five years of experience in journaling, and have been hosting journaling workshops since 2018. As a coach I bring a wealth of enthusiasm and creativity around this unique tool for self-exploration.

My guiding purpose is to share learning, and my work is embedded with the following values:

  • Authenticity – dedication to one’s own truth
  • Warmth – grounded in generosity and kindness
  • Creativity – playing with beauty and imagination
  • Perseverance – embracing courage and risk

My qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Transformational Coaching (Animas Coaching)
  • Diploma in Journal Therapy (Centre of Excellence)
  • Certificate in Climate Change Coaching (Climate Change Coaches)
  • Certificate in Bibliotherapy, Literature and Mental Health (Book Therapy)
  • Certificate in Mental Health First Aid (Newby Core – tbc Sept 2021)
  • MEd in Children’s Literature (Xavier University)
  • BA in English Literature (University of Iowa)
  • Member of Lapidus UK (promoting writing for wellness)
  • Member of International Association of Journal Writers
  • Member of Climate Coaching Alliance

You can read my cv here.  I am based in Edinburgh, Scotland and work collaboratively with small groups and one-to-one: please do get in touch if you’d like to find out more.