Joanna Zioni is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience and maintains a private practice in Beverly Hills and Santa Clarita. She graduated Summa Cum Laude at Pepperdine University and obtained her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. She works with individuals, couples and families with great success who suffer from depresion, anxiety, feelings of sadness, isolation, grief/loss, trauma, infidelity or relational conflict. Additionally, Joanna Zioni specializes in psychological evaluations for Asylum, Extreme hardship and VAWA cases. Through her assessments, she brings life to people's stories, hardships and relationships so that each case is real and compelling. Her theoretical orientation is integrative, which means she uses a mixture of cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, mindfullness and stress managemennt techniques depending on the needs of the client. Her approach to therapy begins by meeting you where you are in the moment and developing a working alliance to achieve goals that will develop and enhance your strengths. You are the expert on your own life. Her goal is to provide a safe, supportive and non judgemental environment as you move toward change and growth. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Years in practice: 15+
Education: Pepperdine University - Master of Arts (M.A) in Clinical Psychology
License: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - MFC#84807
Professional Activities and Memberships: California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)