Welcome to my messy mindful life!


Storyteller, Psychotherapist, Energy Healer, & Advocate for Black Wellness


Psychotherapy and Energy Healing Services

In my private practice in the South Bay of Los Angeles as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Reiki Master, I provide counseling and reiki and crystal healing sessions for individuals as well as group therapy and reiki self healing training! I also provide virtual therapy and distance healing so even if you aren’t local, don’t hesitate to reach out!

I also provide consultation, education on cultural competency and can be booked to speak on various topics related to mental health and healing. Visit the website to see a full list of services and book a session with me.

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My Musings

I’ve been a storyteller my whole life. It’s how I’ve always made sense of the world.

Read about my black messy mindful life as a psychotherapist and healer, writer, and artist shifting from surviving to thriving in this new age of deeper awareness.

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The Black Messy Mindful podcast is LIVE!

We aren’t just put here on this Earth to survive. I believe the goal is to THRIVE! But, thriving is not easy, it can be very messy! The journey of living mindfully as a black person in America is challenging but full of magic. Join Marilyn Julia, LMFT, a licensed mental health professional/ holistic energy healer/ and storyteller as she and her guests discuss holistic wellness, black culture and media sharing an offering of inspiring, humorous, and raw stories of the black messy mindful journey, for the CULTURE!

Listen to Black Messy Mindful »

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Who is Marilyn Julia?

Marilyn Julia, MA., LMFT, is a storyteller and healer using her talents for writing, music and speaking to cultivate spaces for healing and wellness in her clients and her broader community.

In her work as a licensed psychotherapist and reiki master, Marilyn guides you in accessing your own place of inner peace, wisdom, and courage to face life's challenges and make the necessary changes to create the life you want to live! You aren’t put here just to survive! Let me help you experience how wonderful it is to thrive!


“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

— Maya Angelou

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Work with me at A Mindful Way Counseling and Energy Healing

Los Angeles, California & virtual!