Keynote: Resilience: Cancer. This is Personal.

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Julie Larson, LCSW

Julie Larson is a licensed clinical social worker who has spent her career working in oncology supportive care. She has a vibrant private practice working primarily with individuals under the age of 40 years facing an unexpected medical diagnosis. Julie is a frequent speaker and educator to both survivor and professional audiences on the impact of a serious illness at a young age, living fully after a cancer diagnosis and resilience.

Julie's clinical work integrates cognitive behavioral, mindfulness and narrative therapies. Working alongside her clients and audiences, she helps people identify inherent strengths and cultivate additional resilient behaviors to build confidence in the ability to navigate hardship. Julie's clinical work has led her to be a trusted advisor to many advocate organizations. She has been featured in various publications including: Coping Magazine, CURE, SELF Magazine, Crazy Sexy Cancer and many wellness and survivor blogs.