Joan is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who joins MidWest Center with 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She graduated from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota with a Masters Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services. Joan’s background includes providing individual and group therapy in an outpatient mental health clinic. She also has a background in psychiatric nursing. Joan works with adults, and specializes in treating individuals experiencing mental health issues related to co-occurring medical conditions.
Joan’s Therapy Approach: “My therapeutic approach primarily incorporates Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. My goal is to help people explore, understand and improve their lives.”
Areas of Special Interest:
- Mental health issues related to co-occurring medical conditions, including chronic pain and cancer
- Adjustment Issues
Licenses + Memberships:
- Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
- Member of the Minnesota Psychological Association