Dr. Julian R. Montano

Dr. Julian R. Montano specializes in marital and relational concerns, career planning and management, multi-cultural issues, mental toughness training, trauma, and psychological assessment. He is a licensed Counseling Psychologist and obtained his double Masters degree in Social, Counseling, and Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, New York, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the De La Salle University-Manila.

During his 20 years in the United States, Europe and Asia, Julian served as a counselor, administrator, workshop facilitator, and consultant in different educational institutions, community-based centers and in private practice. Aside from Filipino and English, he is also fluent in Italian.

One of Julian’s top priorities is the definition and advancement of the counseling profession in the Philippines. He is the President of the Association of Sport Psychologists and Physical Educators of the Philippines (ASPPEP); the Vice-President of the Integrated Professional Counselors Association of the Philippines (IPCAP); and the Country Representative of the Association of Psychological and Educational Counsellors of Asia-Pacific (APECA). He has been President and Chairman of the Philippine Association for Counselor Education, Research and Supervision (PACERS) from 2003-2009 and is currently the Ex-Officio.

Julian lives in Tagaytay City with his wife and 17-year old daughter.