Julie D. Bowden, M.S.

Julie D. Bowden, M.S.

Julie D. Bowden, M.S., is an internationally recognized authority in the area of childhood trauma and codependency. First treasurer of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics, Bowden co-authored the classic, Recovery: A Guide for Adult Children of Alcoholics and Genesis: Spirituality in Recovery from Childhood Traumas. Her latest book, The Last Workshop, is a novel based on 25 years facilitating groups at Esalen Institute. It is due out late 2014. Julie facilitates group psychotherapy for childhood trauma and substance abuse at Esalen Institute, Mt. Madonna Center, and La Casa de Maria, all in California. She has developed two new courses: “Mothers and Daughters,” and late stage recovery work, “Forgiveness.” She currently supervises interns at the Community Counseling and Education Center in Santa Barbara, CA where she has an independent private psychotherapy practice. www.juliebowden.com