Julie Skakoon

Julie Skakoon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Ms. Skakoon provides assessment, evaluation and treatment for children with a variety of psychiatric, developmental and adjustment disorders.

She provides forensically informed treatment of childhood trauma and child maltreatment. Her forensic work includes; therapeutic interventions, comprehensive custody evaluations, limited focused assessments, court ordered therapy, and parent coordinator services.

Ms. Skakoon’s professional affiliations include American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, American Association for Play Therapy Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), she services on the board of directors for AFCC and is the chapter liaison for AFCC.

Ms. Skakoon routinely provides training to other professionals on Forensically Informed Therapy.  She is listed on the Maricopa County Superior Court Roster as a professional who has met the educational and training requirements to receive Superior Court appointments.  Additionally, she has provided therapy to children placed with Child Protective Services who are terminally ill.


  • Forensically Informed Therapy
  • Divorce/Co-parent counseling
  • Child forensic interviews (Court ordered and private)
  • Interventions for divorcing families (Court ordered and private)
  • Play therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)


Julie Skakoon’s Superior Court Roster Profile

Julie Skakoon’s Curriculum Vitae