Joan Biersch, M.A.

150 N Santa Anita Ave Ste 300, Arcadia, CA 91006-3116


Phone: (626) 821-1828


Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy; Motivational Coaching
Issue Specialty: Emotional: Anger, Depression, Mood Swings, Anxiety, Impulse Control. Relationships: Partner, Child, Family, Friends. Stress: Health, Finances, Divorce, Work, Grief, Loss. Marriage: Connection, Communication and Intimacy.

Treatment Orientation: Dynamic Psychotherapy designed to help clients understand how their unconscious thoughts and feelings affect the way they think, feel, relate, act and react. Mindfulness Training is a subjective, inner focus of the mind on present experience. The practice of living in the present is a way to cultivate well-being in our minds, our bodies and in our relationships.

Education and Professional Background
Undergraduate: University of California at Berkeley, Political Science major, Chico State University; Teaching Credential; Graduate work: California State University at Los Angeles, MA in Education; Phillips Institute (formerly California Family Study Center), MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. Taught elementary school for twenty-two years before entering therapy profession. Public Speaker in Northern and Southern California to parenting audiences, couples, newlyweds, divorced and singles for schools, churches, and community groups.

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