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Race Car Therapy? Studio 5 Dare Week

What happens when a therapist gets behind the wheel of a race car?

Julie Hanks driving race car

This has got to be one of the most fun TV segments I’ve ever done! As part of Studio 5’s series “5 Days 5 Dares” I got to do something I’ve always wanted to do but didn’t dare—learn how to drive a race car! Miller Motor Sports Park graciously allowed me to enroll in their Ford Racing School. Watch what happens when a therapist gets behind a the wheel of a Mustang!

Ask Julie: What Should I Say?: Studio 5

Straightforward advice for your toughest relationship situations!

This week on KSL TV’s Studio 5 with Brooke Walker I tackle viewer’s tough relationship dilemmas in this new Q & A segment called “Ask Julie.”

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Managing Friendship Breakups: Studio 5

Adult friendships can be hard to cultivate and maintain.  When you notice a friend seeming a bit stand-offish, stops returning calls, or gives you a cold shoulder you should you say something or let the friendship go? I offer some advice on how to deal with adult friendship break-ups.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Online Counseling: Studio 5

There are many people who feel that they don’t have time to see a counselor or may be prevented by other circumstances from seeking counseling. Online counseling is now offering these people the opportunity to find the help they’re hoping for. There are a couple things to keep in mind when exploring this as a possibility. Watch the segment to hear my suggestions.

Supporting A Loved One With Mental Illness: Studio 5

On Studio 5 a brave Utah woman shares her story of her husband’s struggle with mental illness. Because those who suffer don’t “look” ill, they are often misunderstood and don’t get the support offered to those with a visible illness. Here are 5 ways we can better support friends and family members struggling with mental illness.

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Setting Boundaries with Difficult People

Have you ever felt like someone doesn’t respect what you say? Although certain people could be defined as difficult, the way you’re handing them might not help the situation. Boundaries help us define rules of relationships. Here are 5 tips for setting strong boundaries.

Parenting Young Adults Living at Home

Economic difficulties, increasing tuition enrollment, and a trend toward marrying later have impacted the number of young adults living at home with their parents. This new stage of family life leaves may parents wondering how to navigate this new stage of parenting. Here are five important questions I believe parents of young adults should be asking themselves.