Joanna is a psychotherapist (R.P. Q.) registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists. She studied psychotherapy at the Transformational Arts College and the Gestalt Approach to Personal Growth with the Gestalt Institute of Toronto. Joanna has certification in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and training in treating anxiety using Play Therapy with The Canadian Association for Play Therapy. Joanna’s background in education, and in the health and wellness field, provided years of experience working with a diverse population with varied needs and opportunities to counsel both adults and children.
As an experienced, certified yoga instructor, she often combines her lifelong passion for movement and dance with with her yoga classes. Joanna also uses her psychotherapy training to infuse her classes with the spiritual teachings of authentic yoga, using mantras, music and affirmations in guiding participants to use and integrate the physical asanas to tap into the inner self, bringing emotional and mental release and equilibrium.