Dr. Julie Bindeman graduated from the George Washington University and is the co-owner of the practice Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington, a private psychotherapy practice located in Rockville, Maryland. As a result of her own reproductive story, she pursued post-graduate training in the field of Reproductive Psychology, where she actively writes, lectures, and presents on the topic. She has been on several committees for the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine including serving as Chair of the Continuing Education Committee and a past chair for the Social Media committee, and a member of the Antiracism Task Force. Dr. Bindeman was recently elected to serve on MHPG’s Executive Committee. Dr. Bindeman served as a Board Member of the Maryland Psychological Association for over 10 years and is a recent past Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee. Additionally, Dr. Bindeman was the inaugural Early Career Psychologist Committee Chair for MPA. She has been on other boards including Rainbow Families, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland, Uprooted and JCADA.
Dr. Bindeman is a member of a variety of organizations that are focused on Maternal Mental Health. She was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve on the Maternal Mental Health Task Force representing psychologists in the state. In 2014, Dr. Bindeman was honored to receive both the Woman Who Dared Award conferred to her by the National Council of Jewish Women and the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Maryland Psychological Association. In 2021, she was honored to receive Division 31 of the American Psychological Association’s Karl Heiser Award for advocacy. She authored a chapter in the book, “Psychological and Medical Perspectives on Fertility Care and Sexual Health” (Elsevier, 2021) as well as the book, “Prenatal and Preimplantation Diagnosis: The Burden of Choice” (Springer, 2015). Additionally, she was the author of an article for the Society for Psychotherapy Integration’s special issue: Therapist Transformations.
Dr. Bindeman is a Certified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist and received her training in 2017 from EMDR of Greater Washington. She retrained with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness and is currently a consultant-in-training under Dr. Mara Tesler Stein, with the expectation of becoming an approved consultant in June 2022. She knows EMDR to be a powerful modality that creates real and lasting change within people.
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Consultation Group Info
Dr. Bindeman holds monthly drop-in groups for all levels seeking consultation. She believes that the mixture of needs provides a rich environment and consolidation of knowledge. The focus of the groups is around reproductive health.