Mrs. JoAnn M Abdo, LCSW, ACSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a therapist who has worked in the medical field with patients, families, medical staff and federal agencies. My major focus is helping those who are challenged by acute and chronic illness. We focus on outcomes that help lessen perceived pain and increase quality of life.

Education & Experience

I have experience working with individuals and the social situations where both person and community interact. I have enjoyed learning and exploring new therapeutic modalities to assist each client meet their own goals.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

NASW Jewish Family Services Matthews Help Center

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatic Issues
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth