Julie​ ​M.​ ​Slowiak,​ ​PhD,​ ​BCBA,​ ​Pn1 – Health, Behavior, and Performance Coach

Julie​ ​is​ ​full-time​ ​college​ ​professor​ ​at​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Minnesota​ ​Duluth​ ​and​ ​a​ ​part-time coach/consultant.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​trained​ ​as​ ​a​ ​behavioral​ ​psychologist,​ ​and​ ​her​ ​research,​ ​teaching, and​ ​applied​ ​(coaching)​ ​work​ ​focus​ ​on​ ​designing​ ​physical​ ​and​ ​social​ ​environments​ ​that support​ ​individual​ ​and​ ​organizational​ ​health,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​wellbeing.

As​ ​a​ ​health​ ​behavior​ ​and​ ​performance​ ​coach,​ ​Julie​ ​guides​ ​individuals​ ​toward​ ​their​ ​goals​ ​as they​ ​develop​ ​core​ ​skills​ ​related​ ​to​ ​self-awareness;​ ​mindfulness​ ​of​ ​breath,​ ​thoughts, emotions,​ ​sensations,​ ​and​ ​urges;​ ​values​ ​clarification;​ ​and​ ​goal-setting​ ​and​ ​achievement. Julie’s​ ​ultimate​ ​goal​ ​is​ ​to​ ​help​ ​clients​ ​create​ ​environments​ ​that​ ​promote​ ​flexible,​ ​adaptable, and​ ​resilient​ ​behavior.​ ​It​ ​is​ ​her​ ​belief​ ​that​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​both​ ​keep​ ​putting​ ​one​ ​foot​ ​in​ ​front​ ​of the​ ​other​ ​during​ ​times​ ​of​ ​struggle​ ​and​ ​inevitable​ ​change​ ​increases​ ​our​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​survive​ ​and thrive​ ​in​ ​both​ ​work​ ​and​ ​life.

Julie​ ​is​ ​a​ ​self-described​ ​nerd.​ ​She​ ​holds​ ​a​ ​B.A.​ ​in​ ​Psychology​ ​and Organizational Communication,​ ​M.A.​ ​in​ ​Industrial​ ​and​ ​Organizational​ ​Psychology,​ ​and​ ​Ph.D.​ ​in​ ​Applied Behavior​ ​Analysis.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​a​ ​Board​ ​Certified​ ​Behavior​ ​Analyst​ ​(BCBA)​ ​and​ ​is​ ​certified​ ​as​ ​a sport​ ​and​ ​exercise​ ​nutrition​ ​coach​ ​through​ ​Precision​ ​Nutrition.​ ​She​ ​enjoys​ ​reading​ ​and staying​ ​up-to-date​ ​on​ ​the​ ​latest​ ​research​ ​in​ ​nutritional​ ​science​ ​and​ ​acceptance​ ​and commitment​ ​training.

Julie​ ​is​ ​passionate​ ​about​ ​helping​ ​others​ ​live​ ​an​ ​authentic​ ​and​ ​values-aligned​ ​life​ ​and challenges​ ​herself​ ​and​ ​others​ ​to​ ​step​ ​outside​ ​their​ ​comfort​ ​zone.​ ​Her​ ​sense​ ​of​ ​adventure​ ​has led​ ​her​ ​to​ ​experience​ ​life​ ​through​ ​skydiving,​ ​competing​ ​in​ ​a​ ​figure​ ​competition,​ ​and traveling.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​a​ ​member​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Wikiwiki​ ​Ohana​ ​amateur​ ​competitive​ ​dragon​ ​boat​ ​team and​ ​lives​ ​on​ ​the​ ​tip​ ​of​ ​Lake​ ​Superior​ ​in​ ​Duluth,​ ​MN,​ ​with​ ​her​ ​dog,​ ​Hurricane.

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