Julia Vigna Bosson, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has worked in various medical centers, including multiple VA hospitals, in private practice, and for the NYU Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Research Program. Dr. Bosson has a specialty in treatment of anxiety and trauma disorders, ranging from the effects of daily stressors on physiology and immunity to PTSD and other post-trauma reactions. Dr. Bosson is a Certified Provider of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD and has attended workshops and training commensurate with the certification process for Prolonged Exposure for PTSD.
As well as treating trauma, Dr. Bosson has a specialized interest in postpartum care and parenting stress. As a mother of three herself, Dr. Bosson combines expertise in treating anxiety and depression with first-hand knowledge of the stresses new parents face. Dr. Bosson has a genuine passion for teaching evidence-based skills to new moms and dads to help mitigate symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety, ultimately helping individuals become the best parents—and the best versions of themselves—that they can be.
In addition to providing patient services, Dr. Bosson maintains academic and research interests in the field of psychology. She has taught undergraduates at Manhattan College and Louisiana State University and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Loss and Trauma. These endeavors help Dr. Bosson provide cutting-edge clinical services to her clients to allow for the most rapid and complete recovery possible.
Dr. Bosson earned her Ph.D. at Louisiana State University, where she studied the effects of Hurricane Katrina on children and families with Dr. Mary Lou Kelley. She has also been trained in and incorporates mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches in her work. Dr. Bosson’s cognitive-behavioral approach with patients incorporates individualized pragmatism and collegiality. She seeks to equip her patients with the tools they need to move beyond the therapy room and into the lives they want for themselves.
To learn more about Dr. Bosson’s approach to therapy, read her blog post: “What Makes Therapy Work?