Julia Foster, LMFT, joined New Leaf in June 2017. She has worked in the area providing therapy to clients of all ages for the past five years. Julia has experience working with children and adults, and currently sees teens ages 13 and up, and adults of all ages, as well as couples. She tends to have a more conversational approach to therapy, and particularly enjoys working with young adults.

  • B.A. Psychology, Indiana University
  • Master's of Science in Applied Family & Child Studies, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, Northern Illinois University

Teja Huntley, LISW, as been providing therapy to children, youth, and their families for over 10 years.  She now sees clients ages 7 to adult. Teja uses the principles of Cognitive-Behavioral therapy and Insight-oriented therapy, as well as play and art therapy techniques.  She especially enjoys working with young adults and youth who are resistant to therapy. 

  • B.A. Psychology, Western Illinois University
  • Master's of Social Work with an emphasis in Community Mental Health, University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana

Annika Ross, LISW, studied French and Education before becoming a therapist. She got her start as a therapist in community mental health and school-based counseling before opening New Leaf in 2011. Annika sees teens and adults, and enjoys working with women with anxiety.

  • B.A. French Language, Secondary Education, University of Iowa
  • Master's of Social Work with an emphasis on Counseling with Individuals, Families and Groups, University of Iowa