Julie Bindeman, PsyD
Dr. Julie Bindeman graduated from the George Washington University and is the co-owner of the practice Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington located in Rockville, Maryland. As a result of her own reproductive story, she pursued post-graduate training in the field of Reproductive Psychology, where she actively writes, teaches, lectures, and presents on the topic. Dr. Bindeman is also an approved consultant in EMDR through EMDRIA. She originally trained in 2017 and retrained in 2021 with Touchstone Institute. She has been on several committees for the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine including serving as Chair of the Continuing Education Committee and is the current chair for the Social Media committee; she served as a Board Member of the Maryland Psychological Association for over 10 years and is currently the Past-Chair of the Legislative Committee. Additionally, Dr. Bindeman was the inaugural Early Career Psychologist Committee Chair for MPA. She has been on other boards including Rainbow Families, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland, Uprooted and JCADA. Additionally, Dr. Bindeman is a member of a variety of organizations that are focused on Maternal Mental Health. She was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve on the Maternal Mental Health Task Force representing psychologists in the state. Dr. Bindeman was conferred the Karl Heiser Award for Legislative Leadership from the American Psychological Association in 2021. In 2014, Dr. Bindeman was honored to receive both the Woman Who Dared Award conferred to her by the National Council of Jewish Women and the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Maryland Psychological Association. She authored a chapter in the book, “Prenatal and Preimplantation Diagnosis: The Burden of Choice” (Springer, 2015) as well as a recent chapter for the Society for Psychotherapy Integration’s special issue: Therapist Transformations. She is the editor of a forthcoming book about Abortion that will be published by Springer in 2024.