Are you feeling overwhelmed and having difficulty handling things on your own? Do you need a space to deal with everything that life throws at you? Are you trying to figure out the next steps in your life? Are you in the middle of a transition such as a break up or losing a loved one? Does anxiety and depression keep you from moving forward? Do you feel unsure about how to take the first step? Whether you’re coping with anxiety and depression, trying to get back on track after a traumatic event, or dealing with life stressors,
Joanne is passionate about supporting young people and adults in navigating the far-reaching effects of trauma. She believes that one of the most powerful tools in the healing process is having the knowledge and language to understand both the implicit and explicit effects of trauma on physical and psychological development. Her approach is culturally-responsive, highly
empathetic and empowering with the goal of building a strong therapeutic alliance with clients.
She employs a compassionate, strengths-based approach to building self-esteem and establishing concrete coping skills to assist clients in promoting resilience, life-enhancing outcomes and psychological well-being.
Joanne has experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, interpersonal relationships, life transitions and trauma-related concerns across the lifespan utilizing an eclectic approach that includes, but is not limited to, mindfulness-based cognitive behavior therapy, CBT, DBT and Internal Family Systems. She is bilingual. She speaks English and Spanish.