Julie de Azevedo Hanks
Julie de Azevedo Hanks is an award-winning singer and songwriter, licensed therapist, author, speaker, and consultant. She also blogs on women’s emotional health, self-care, and relationships and contributes regularly to social media, radio, and other media. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Julie de Azevedo Hanks is a daughter of Lex De Azevedo and Linda Jan Carter. She earned her BS degree in psychology in 1991 and her MSW degree in clinical social work in 1995, both from the University of Utah. She worked at the Salt Lake Child and Family Therapy Clinic before opening her private practice. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is pursuing her PhD in marriage and family therapy from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Hanks is an emotional health and relationship expert who regularly appears on KSL Studio 5. She has appeared on TLC, Discovery Health, and Fox News. She has written for magazines and newspapers such as Cosmopolitan, The Wall Street Journal, Women’s Day, Women’s Health, Real Simple, and Parenting. She is the author of The Burnout Cure: An Emotional Survival Guide For Overwhelmed Women. She is a mentor for women in their professional growth while raising their families.
She owns Wasatch Family Therapy, Julie Hanks Consulting, and Julie de Azevedo Music. She has recorded eleven CDs (including “Pray for Rain,” “Hello Sky,” “Come Unto Christ,” “Window to His Love,” and “Masterpiece: Best of Julie de Azevedo) and has contributed to a variety of musical projects.
She is married to Jeff Hanks and they are the parents of four children.