Joan Alden Pickett is a Therapist based in West Virginia USA. My areas of speciality include Addiction, Borderline Personality, Codependency, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Life Transitions, Stress, Women's Issues. This profile is currently unclaimed; please validate the details are current when communicating with the mental health professional.
I am here to help you heal the distress you are feeling coming from anxiety, depression addiction, trauma, PTSD or family problems. It can be hard to connect with a therapist at first. You don’t know this person and how are you going to feel trusting and secure with a stranger? Yet you are in pain and need help. It is just a first step, one that does not have to lead to commitment. You are in charge and are simply “auditioning” to see if this connection feels good and helpful. I have over 30 years of private practice experience in West Virginia and Virginia as a counselor licensed by those states. I specialize in Trauma and family issues often when there is addiction in the family. I use supportive techniques including Guided Imagery, EMDR, and Gestalt. Once I know you, I use just the right specialties to heal you. I invite you into a warm environment. I work with you to build trust and connectivity. I respect my clients, and I see their pain. It is real. As I get to know you I get to
Lesage, West Virginia 25537