Registered Psychotherapist & Nurse (RP, BScN, RN)
Joan is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and Registered Nurse (RN). Joan believes that people actively work to find solutions to the challenges in their lives and she offers her support through coping strategies and techniques tailored to her clients’ needs. Joan fosters a mutually respectful and non-judgemental attitude with her clients.
- Mood Disorders
- Grief & Loss
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Moral Injury
Joan’s clinical experience includes hospital, community based mental health and private practice. In addition to her training background in CBT, Joan incorporates Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Single Session Thinking/One At A Time Therapy, ABA Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy and Positive Psychology to deliver services that are relevant, unique and provide positive client care outcomes.
Joan has a graduate diploma in counselling from Athabasca University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from DePauw University.