Ms. Joann Lee Anderson, LCSW

Preferred Name: Alisha

About Me

I am a seasoned therapist with over 35 years in the field. I specialize in trauma therapy, EMDR , sex and porn addiction as well as betrayal trauma. I work with ages 13 through adult and have an office in Florham Park NJ and via virtual. I can perform EMDR via a virtual platform as well for those who meet criteria. My specialties in addiction, trauma and DBT can all be helpful resources to my clients.

Education & Experience

I hold a BSW from Georgia State University and a Masters in Social Work form Columbia University in NYC. I have a Certification in Sex addiction and betrayal trauma from the International Association of Trauma Professions as well as a Certification in Clinical Trauma work. I am trained in DBT and hold a Certification in alcohol and Drug counseling from sates of Ny and NJ. I have been working in EMDR since completion of training in 2017 and certification is pending.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

National Association of Social workers International Association of Trauma Therapists International Institute for Trauma specializing in Sex, porn and betrayal trauma EMDRIA NCADC

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Sliding Scale

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