Provider Profile


Julie Probus-Schad

Julie Probus-Schad DBA Life Strategy Consultants


Julie Probus-Schad is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30 years of experience treating individuals, couples, and families. She has a private practice in Chesterfield, MO. Julie's innovative approach to psychotherapy allows the client to develop the necessary skills and insights to optimize wellness. Through the utilization of trauma-informed therapies, with an emphasis on healing early relational attachment wounds, Julie specializes in treating PTSD and trauma. In addition to her private practice, Julie is passionate about trauma-informed healing throughout the world. She has trained staff and worked with children in orphanages and children's homes in South Africa, Peru, India, and Nepal. Julie has worked with the Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program in Monrovia, Liberia, focusing on reintegrating former Child Soldiers into the community and subsequently provided Resource Tapping to children via Skype during the Ebola Crisis in Liberia. She has worked with the Red Cross as a Mental Provider post Hurricane Katrina, as well as providing care in the field after the Joplin Tornado and other natural disasters. Most recently, Julie headed a team responding to the mass shooting in Odessa/Midland, Texas. Julie is a Parnell Institute, and EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Facilitator as well as a Parnell Institute Trainer for EMDR Basic Training Parts 1, 2, and 3. Julie has facilitated trainings with the internationally recognized EMDR Expert, Dr. Laurel Parnell, throughout the United States, in Curacao, Singapore, and Malaysia. She has also provided training to the Missouri National Guard regarding trauma and dissociation. Julie has delivered Keynotes at the Parnell Institute Innovations in EMDR Conference in 2017, 2018, and 2019 and is slated for 2021 as well as providing Master Classes at the Parnell Institute Conference. She is a contributing author for, Rewiring the Addicted Brain: An EMDR–Based Treatment Model for Overcoming Addictive Disorders (Parnell, 2018). Julie offers EMDRIA and Parnell Approved Consultation for Certification and Consultation of Consultation. Julie is the co-founder of the Trauma Assistance Program-International, TAP-IN, the nonprofit sister organization of the Parnell Institute, where she serves as the Co-Director under the Board President, Dr. Laurel Parnell. For more information about TAP-IN, go to


First Responders

Treatment Options


Insurance Accepted


Ages Seen

Adult only


Therapy Tx


In Person and Tel

Pro Bono: Yes

Cash: Yes

Sliding Scale: No