Juliana Varela, LCSW

Specializes In
  • Psychology
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Identity/assimilation/acculturation, intergenerational trauma, eating disorders, somatization and issues related to childhood trauma, obesity, pain from arthritic, autoimmune and neurogenic (nervous system) sources, cancer survivorship, chronic pain, anxiety and depression that can occur from health issues, positive psychology, psychotherapy, pain neuroscience, motivational interviewing, solution-focused interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, goal setting/accountability, stress management, mindfulness

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Academic Title(s)

Associate Professor, Orthopedics
Living Well Center


Master of Science in Social Work

University of Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Arts and Science in Psychology

University of Pittsburgh, PA