Joan has a BS in Health and Psychology with a Minor in Business and has continued her education with Graduate work in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Professional Counseling. She also is Certified as a Recovery Support Specialist. Since 1998, she has been running non-profit online support groups for victims of Psychological Abuse. She recently authored a book called "Where Did I Go Wrong? How Did I Miss The Signs? Dealing with Hostile Parenting and Parental Alienation." This book is a culmination of her research and studies into the world of high conflict divorce.
Further, she has created a program of prevention and intervention for the courts, counselors and families. And has created a 501(c)(3) international non-profit organization for the Prevention, Intervention and Support of Victims of Parental Alienation called PAS Intervention. (www.PAS-Intervention.com)
In addition, she is a trained dancer with certification in Exercise Science as well as Nationally Certified and Licensed in Massage Therapy. Joan continues to expand her education with extensive work with families and children affected by PAS and HAP. She is married with one child and a house full of pets.