Julie B. Baron is a clinical social worker with over twenty years of experience working with adolescents and their families in community based mental health centers, residential treatment facilities, home based crisis stabilization programs, public and private schools, and is currently in private practice providing individual, group, and family therapy and advocacy services at Rathbone and Associates in Rockville, MD. She practices evidence-based relational strategies to engage adolescents in intervention and empower young people in reaching their goals. She has particular knowledge and experience in understanding different learning styles and disabilities as well as a variety of emotional and behavioral issues affecting children and adolescents. She has written articles and provides trainings and workshops to adolescents, parents, and professionals on various topics related to adolescent development and social culture, such as bullying and cyber-socializing, positive school climate, and practicing therapy with adolescents. She is the co-author of “What Works With Teens: A Professional’s Guide to Engaging Authentically with Adolescents to Achieve Lasting Change” released by New Harbinger Publications on April 1, 2015.