Julia Swartz is the Clinical Director of Compass Medical Behavioral Health. Julia has over 25 years of clinical experience from a variety of settings including Early Intervention and Private Practice. She specializes in treating “young families” as well as pregnant and post partum women. In addition to offering play and family therapies, Ms. Swartz counsels couples, adults, and elders. She has intensive training with the Harvard School of Medicine’s Mind Body Institute and integrates stress management and cognitive-behavioral techniques in treating depression and anxiety. Ms. Swartz utilizes Personality Typing and effective communication in relationship building. She also facilitates the innovative Food and Mood groups for stress and emotional eaters and is committed to the integration of mental health and medicine. Ms. Swartz has taught communication and relational skills to medical students and pediatricians both at the Harvard School of Medicine and through the Children’s Emotional Health Link.