Julene Butler is compassionate, eclectic, brutally honest, and genuine. In her role as a child and youth practitioner, she has helped hundreds of clients manage their emotional and mental challenges. In her first book, Knots in My Laces, Knots in My Tummy, Julene leverages over 19 years of experience working with kids and a passion for writing to create an accessible resource that gets parents and young children talking about mental health.

She is a graduate of Ryerson University, Toronto, where she achieved a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Child and Youth Care. In her spare time, she volunteers as a mentor encouraging youth and children to strive for excellence.

Julene is a wife and mother of three beautiful children. She believes in doing her absolute best by taking leaps of faith and trusting God in the process.

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