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Therapist

Joanne Brown-Vossler, LPC

Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Science in Mental Health Counseling; Leslie College

Graduate Education:

Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling; Leslie College

Professional Licenses:

Licensed Professional Counselor

Clinical Training/Certifications:

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR), and working toward certification in the field of Narcissistic and Psychopathic Abuse. 

Counseling Services:

Individual and Group Therapy – specializing in trauma, domestic violence and war trauma and their resulting related disorders.

About Joanne:

Joanne Brown-Vossler received her BS/MA degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley College (now Lesley University), in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  She completed a practicum with Project Rap (rape crisis center), and 2 internships during her 6-year program:  Vet Center;  Peak Wellness Community Mental Health Center.  She has worked in the counseling field specializing in trauma and its associated disorders for 24 years with a special interest in domestic violence and war traumas.  After graduating she worked for Peak Wellness as a Community Based Rehabilitation Specialist with SPMI clients, Safehouse with domestic violence survivors, Private Practice with men, women, and older adolescents dealing with a variety of disorders while working under contract for a Batterer’s Re-Education Program which she developed and facilitated for this agency.  She also provided counseling services for referrals of survivors of violence from the Wyoming Victim’s Advocacy Program and Safehouse.  Joanne enjoys working with adult men and women, and older adolescents with a focus on strength-based, person-centered, trauma focused treatment. 

Joanne believes in working with clients at their own pace with patience, support, and encouragement starting with where they are in their world and their current awareness of who they are in that world when they enter therapy.  She uses a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches as needed with each client.  She believes that each individual has different needs that need to be addressed with approaches that work for them and often with a combination of different approaches such as DBT, CBT, Person Centered, ACT, TIR, Talk Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, etc. and referral to another therapist if needed.  She has diverse experience with multiple cultures and is eager to learn from the client how they approach their world.  Joanne believes that self-awareness is vital to each individual and that they need to be centered in who they are in their world to feel successful.

For self-renewal Joanne plays with her horses and adopted rescue cat, paints, draws, reads, meditates, and takes drives into the country or mountains along with maintaining contact with her family and friends.

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