Dr. Cruse has been a nurse for over 20 years, and a nurse practitioner for over 7 years. She graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing degree and became a Family Nurse Practitioner. She then returned back to school and obtained a post master’s certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health from The University of Texas at Austin and a post master’s certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care at The University of Texas at Arlington. She then attended The University of Texas at Austin where she obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She maintains a lifelong commitment to learning and is enrolled at Texas Woman’s University for her PhD. She is very committed to partnering with her clients to help them establish their goals of wellness and achieve those goals.
When she has spare time, Julie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is a kid at heart and goes to Disney World often. Road trips are a favorite, and she answers the call of the mountains as much as possible.