MA, LPC, LISAC, BHP
She has experience working with anger, depression, mood disorders, school issues, navigating life transitions, coping with loss & grief, relationship issues, work issues, & substance abuse. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for mood management, Solution-focused Counseling, Motivational Interviewing for substance abuse issues & Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) for Trauma.
Cigna, UHC, Aetna EAP, Health Advocate EAP, Optum EAP (which is United Health Care’s EAP), and Anthem EAP.
Joan earned her graduate degree from Ottawa University, Phoenix Campus. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor in Arizona. She has worked in mental health for twenty years. She works with teens, adults, the elderly, and couples, helping them identify their challenges and develop tools and coping skills.