James Madison University
PHOTO: Dobner-Pereira

Julia Dobner-Pereira

  • Office:Johnston 220
  • Phone: 568-2875


  • M.A., Drama Therapy, New York University, 2017
  • B.A., Psychology and Theatre, Smith College, 2012

Prior Experience

  • Drama Therapy Intern at Bellevue Hospital Center – Forensic Psychiatry Unit, New York, NY
  • Drama Therapy Intern at Kings County Hospital – Inpatient Psychiatry, Brooklyn, NY
  • Group Process Facilitator and Graduate Assistant – New York University Drama Therapy Program

Research Interests

  • Creative arts therapies
  • Forensic populations
  • Attachment-based theories and approaches
  • Chronic and persistent severe mental illness