Julie Lowe is a counselor and faculty member at CCEF. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary and is a licensed professional counselor with over twenty-two years of counseling experience. She has extensive experience with marriage, women’s issues, sexual abuse, body image issues, parenting, and child maltreatment issues, and regularly speaks at events on these topics. Julie is also a registered play therapist and has developed a play therapy office and resources to better serve families and youth. She is trained in leading mandated reporter trainings and provides numerous trainings on child sexual abuse. She has authored several books, including Childproof: Parenting By Faith Not Formula; Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens; Helping Your Anxious Child: What to Do When Your Worries are Big; and Teens and Suicide: Recognizing the Signs and Sharing the Hope. Julie and her husband, Greg, have six children and serve as foster and adoptive parents.