Our Faculty

Julia Aziz, MSSW, LCSW and Board-Approved Supervisor

Department of Integral Studies

Ordained Interfaith Minister, 2003

MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

BA Psychology, Colgate University, 1996 

Ms. Aziz has worked as a counselor for children, adults, families, and couples, and she continues to serve the community as a hospice chaplain. She leads professional development retreats and workshops utilizing meditation, journaling, movement, and interpersonal communication. In recent years, Ms. Aziz has been working with the birthing community after the release of her book, Lessons of Labor. In addition to teaching Psychology and Clinical Communications, she serves as the Director of Student Services and Professional Growth at AOMA.

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ordained Interfaith Minister

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with High Honors in Psychology (Colgate University, 1996)


Aziz, J. (2015). Lessons of Labor: One Woman’s Self-Discovery through Labor and Motherhood. Hollister, CA: MSI Press, LLC.