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Julie Ann Allender, Ed.D | Psychologist, Sellersville, PA

Biography of Dr. Julie Ann Allender

Dr. Julie Ann Allender and friendsDr. Julie Ann Allender has been a licensed psychologist in private practice since 1980. A native of Wood Dale, Illinois, Dr. Allender received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She received her M.Ed. and Ed.D. in Psychoeducational Processes (PEP) at Temple University in Philadelphia. PEP was a program that focused on group dynamics, organizational development and humanistic education. It was a pioneering program in humanistic education and psychology way before its time. Dr. Allender's education also included a two-year Graduate Student Professional Development Program (GSPDP) from NTL, National Training Laboratories, Institute in Bethel, Maine. She had a private practice in Lebanon, Pennsylvania for the past 20 years.

Dr. Allender has been an adjunct faculty member at numerous universities and colleges including: Temple University, Philadelphia College of Textile and Science, Thomas Jefferson University and the Pennsylvania State University. She is a staff consultant to The Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, PA & Specified Professional Personnel in Psychology at Abington Hospital in Lansdale, PA.

Dr. Allender is the author of two books: End of My Rope - Gender Cooperation Model and Chronic Illness: Healing the Wounded Heart, a contributor in 20 Active Training Programs by Mel Silberman and co-authored a parent/teacher/student school program Kid Concerns. She has been published widely in professional journals. She has also produced a deck of 54 Motivation Cards to help people get through the day.

Dr. Allender is a member of American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Association for Humanistic Psychology, past president of the Lancaster-Lebanon Psychological Association, past board member of Big Brother Big Sister and PROBE and has served on other community boards. Dr. Allender was an integral part to the Homebased Businesswomen's Network in Beverly-Salem, MA in the early 80's. She then founded and coordinated the Homebased Businesswomen's Network of the Lebanon Valley, Lebanon, Pennsylvania in 1984. In 2003, Dr. Allender established a practice in Sellersville, PA called Pet & People Therapy.

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