Dr. Joanne Barron, PsyD

About Me

I am passionate about helping others overcome Trauma and pain through psychotherapy. Through my personal and professional experiences I have seen amazing transformations happen. EMDR is an important tool and I use this and other trauma informed modalities in my work.

Education & Experience

Over 40 years of experience with addictions and dual diagnosis. Along with my certification in EMDR I am Certified in NueroAffective Relational Model (NARM) I am also Trained in Trauma Resiliency Model(TRM) Levels I and II. and am a Certified Trauma Professional. My work is informed by the interpersonal-neurobiology which I have studied with Alan Schore.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Los Angeles County Psychological Association WAAT (Women's Association of Addition Treatment) Founding Member AYARN (Adolescent Young Adult Resource Network)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults


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