Be the Boss Over Cancer

Julie Larson, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in New York City. In her practice she works primarily with people under the age of 40 around issues of wellness, loss and life transitions. Prior to establishing her private practice, Julie was the Young Adult Program Director at CancerCare. In that capacity, she develop a national program inclusive of both age-specific support services and educational materials focused on the distinct issues faced by young adults impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Julie has been speaking to national audiences, both survivors and professionals, on the impact of a serious illness at young age for many years. Julie continues to advise many advocate organizations on strategies to improve their young adult programming and has been featured in various publications, including: SELF Magazine, Cure Magazine, The Crazy Sexy Cancer: Survival Guide; Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s and a number of survivor blogs.