About Me

Julie Pope Dantzler is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual adult counseling and maintains a private practice in Winter Haven, Florida.

With over 35 years of experience as a therapist and as a graduate of Florida State University (Master of Science - Counselor Education), she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are anxiety and mood disorders, addictions and recovery support, EMDR for resolution of trauma, treatment of personality disorders, adjustment disorders and grief and loss issues.

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BA in Psychology
St. Mary's College  Notre Dame, Indiana   1980

MS in Counselor Education
Florida State University   1983

License, Certifications & Awards

Mental Health Counselor (MH2251) 1990
Completed Basic Training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) 2009
Certified EMDR Therapist 2011

Prior Work Experience

Graduate Internship - Appalachee Community Mental Health Center  Tallahassee, Fl - Substance Abuse Unit 1982-1983

Tri-County Addicitons Rehabilitative Services -  Lakeland, Fl. -  Adult Outpatient Unit - 1983-1984
-  Winter Haven, Fl. -   Adolescent Outpatient Unit - 1984-1985

Turnaround Adolescent Drug Rehabilitation Program - Winter Haven, Fl.  1987-1991

Parkside Medical Services, Inc. - Winter Haven Outpatient Office 1991-1992

Kevin Kindelan, PhD & Associates (now Kindelan McDanal & Associates) Winter Haven and Lakeland - 1993-2014