Joan is a native of Mississippi and currently resides on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and owner of Oasis Mental Wellness, LLC. Joan has more than 12 years in the mental health field, including director of Adult Services, outpatient counseling for adults, adolescents and children, conducting inpatient assessments, group home developmental coaching to youth as well as teaching parent education classes.
FEATURED BOOK QUOTES
"I just had issues with opening up because I did not fully feel comfortable with sharing issues with others. I had to coach myself and tell myself that this is what my clients are brave enough to do each session."
"What I learned from tending to
my own mental health was that guarding myself and not letting anyone in wasn’t being strong."