Joelle Braccio is in the final stages of completing her clinical Masters of Psychology degree at Adler Graduate Professional School in Toronto. She completed her clinical placement and has since moved on to an associate position at a mental health clinic in Hamilton that offers therapy and assessment to adolescents, and adults. Joelle has experience providing assessments in the areas related to mood, anxiety, development, and personality. She provides consultation and therapy for children, adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, low mood, trauma, PTSD, self-esteem, substance use, interpersonal issues, and relationship conflict. She mainly employs humanistic and trauma-focused approaches such as IFS and ACT to get to the core of her client’s experiences.
Over the course of her education and training, Joelle has grown to value the importance of diversity in her practice. She has gained experience working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community and supports each person’s right to express themselves freely. In addition, Joelle believes in a mind, body, and spirit approach to healing; incorporating this in various ways for therapeutic benefit. Joelle strives to understand each client’s individuality with the aim of providing a calm, safe, and supportive environment for her clients.
Joelle enjoys spending her spare time outdoors in forests and other peaceful landscapes as she deeply values the healing power of nature.