CA Lic PSY24120
Joanna is a clinical-community psychologist, specializing in the treatment of complex grief, depression, trauma, post-partum mental health complications, and self- injurious behavior. She has over 20 years of experience working with people from diverse walks of life, psycho- emotional health needs, multicultural backgrounds, and life circumstances. She holds sacred the many encounters with individuals and their families, and awes at her clients’ abilities to let go of the goal of having a better past and instead, find deep satisfaction in their current lives.
Joanna’s approach is personable, compassionate, non-judgmental, and warm. She is Spanish-English bilingual/bicultural, trains emerging psychologists and other mental health professionals, and leads clinical teams around the Bay Area. She has extensive experience being part of multidisciplinary teams providing direct care, consultation, and leadership in managed care, residential, correctional, school, and community mental health settings. She provides assessments and family and individual psychotherapy.