Julia Yancy was born and raised on Nantucket. Graduating from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst in May of 2022, Julia joined Fairwinds following her passion for raising awareness and decreasing stigma around mental health. As a Therapeutic Mentor, Julia conducts one-to-one mentoring sessions with youth, addressing goals in their Outpatient Therapy or In-Home Therapy treatment plan. Julia plans to pursue a master’s in social work and become a licensed social worker. In her free time, she enjoys ice skating, all things music, and meditation.