Counsellor and Certified Neuropsychotherapy Practitioner
- the feature relationships columnist for the Sunshine Coast Daily
- weekly radio guest for Radio Salt 106.5
- University Tutor in the Theory of Neuropsychotherapy
…and enjoys inspiring the community through guest speaking invitations and producing her own books.
Joanne has over twenty-five years’ experience as a worker or volunteer in the community, services and health industry. With a broad life experience, training in Asia, and a diverse work experience across Australia, she has refined the practise of being a non-judgemental and highly regarded practitioner.
With caring, compassion and patience she has been acknowledged as a respected Counsellor on the Sunshine Coast. She balances her career along-side motherhood and community contributions such as “Women inspiring women to work” through the Chamber of Commerce and “Shine” mentoring program for young women at local High Schools.
Aside from Counselling Post Graduate qualifications, Joanne holds a Post Graduate in Asian Studies and a Business Degree. She has been honoured to have had her work with anxiety published in the September Neuropsychotherapy Journal 2017. Joanne has been requested to be a guest speaker at the 2nd International Neuropsychotherapy Conference in 2018.
Most of all, she is passionate about launching people to success in their personal and work lives, maintaining a focus on their holistic well being through challenges and maintaining a positive mindset through ill health.
As a keen promoter of local businesses on the Sunshine Coast, she is keen to acknowledge the elderly in their wisdom for the benefit of the next generations. This was featured in her researched book, “Pearls of Wisdom from the Thriving Thirties” designed to inspire longevity in relationships.
Joanne developed the first App by a Counsellor in Australia, designed to support relationships partnering with a local Sunshine Coast App developer and author an E-book, The Relationship Rejuvenator providing succinct information from her Relationship Seminars.
It is Joanne’s mission for people to achieve a life full of zest! With dedication, she is an avid learner embracing the latest research in her field to ensure the greatest outcomes for clients and advocates, “IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO BEGIN”.
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