Dr. Julie Hamilton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in South Florida. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Tennessee Temple University (1991). She received both a Master of Science (1995) and Doctor of Philosophy (1999) in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Hamilton has been practicing marriage and family therapy in various settings since 1995.
She is a former Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Graduate Counseling Psychology program at Palm Beach Atlantic University (2004-2009). She served as a Board Member (2004-2014) and President (2009-2011) of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH)
Dr. Hamilton specializes in understanding homosexuality from a perspective of Scripture, science, and childhood development. She has provided a number of interviews in various media outlets including video documentaries, radio programs, and television shows, including NPR, Moody Radio, and the Dr. Oz Show. She speaks in churches, colleges, and schools and also conducts seminars for pastors and Christian leaders.
She presents seminars on understanding and responding both biblically and compassionately to homosexuality and gender identity confusion She also speaks on topics related to spiritual growth, marriage, and parenting. She is the co-editor of The Handbook of Therapy for Unwanted Homosexual Attractions: A Guide to Treatment and has written other articles on this topic.