Mrs. Joanna Crowell, LPC, LADC

Preferred Name: Joanna

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

About Me

Joanna works with adults. She has experience working in both the nonprofit and private sector in the field of counseling and psychotherapy. Joanna is a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor and Drug and Alcohol counselor. Joanna has successfully worked with trauma survivors and people that are living with the affects of abuse and neglect. Joanna specializes in the treatment of racial trauma and race based stress. She has worked extensively with transracial adoptees. Joanna is an Advanced Alcohol and Drug counselor certified by the Connecticut Certification Board to work with the growing population of people addicted to opiates and other substances. Joanna is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors and is passionate about maintaining the integrity of the counseling field.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Arts in Communication minor in Marketing -Central Connecticut State University Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling- Southern Connecticut State University Joanna has been in private practice at Crowell Counseling and Consulting for 8 years. Joanna was the clinical supervisor at the Middlesex Health Center for Behavioral Health Psychiatric Day Treatment Program for 5 years.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Member of the National Board for Certified Counselors- 2010-present Member of the American Counseling Association- 2012-present Member of the Connecticut Counseling Association- 2017-present Member of EMDR International Association 2020-present Board Member on the Connecticut Certification Board- 2019-present Yale University Faculty Member 2018-2019 Southern Connecticut State University Adjunct Professor 2019-2020

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Family Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth