Jo-Ann Anstett

(LMHC, QS, RMH, QS, CSW)
Therapist Jo-Ann Anstett Photo

About Me

With more than 17 years of experience, I believe therapy is about facilitating conversations to help someone build self-awareness and healthier relationships with oneself and others. The experience of watching a couple grow beyond their current mindset of sadness, depression, feelings of hopelessness, anger or betrayal into a couple who are committed to growing both independently and together into a stronger partnership is why I love therapy.

Clients often describe me as easy to talk to, down to earth and compassionate. I have a great sense of humor and an open mind which allows me to quickly connect with others and create a safe therapeutic environment. My natural positive energy helps my clients improve their lives by developing better communication, cognitive and emotional skills. I understand that the idea of starting therapy can be full of anxiety – after all, you are making a decision to start a new path for the two of you! Change – even positive change – can be stressful. However, I am glad that you are feeling empowered to take your first step towards personal growth with me. I am looking forward to working together to help you build a stronger relationship!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 17

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMHC #MH 8880 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Reviews

Written by K.A. on Nov 25, 2021 after therapy with Jo-Ann for 3 months on issues concerning relationship

Jo-Ann has been a Godsend. Couple's therapy with her has been enlightening and helpful.

Written by R.Y. on May 20, 2021 after therapy with Jo-Ann for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

Jo-Ann is an excellent counselor. She is very gentle and nice. I wanted a counselor who could listen to my concern but also will give me realistic and practical advice to my problems. Some of the tips that she's given me has really improved my daily life. Something simple yet they are all so effective. Thank you Jo-Ann for everything!

Written by B.R. on May 05, 2021 after therapy with Jo-Ann for 9 months on issues concerning relationship

I love working with Jo-Ann! I feel very comfortable and safe confiding in her and being vulnerable with her, and I always appreciate her wisdom, support, and reassurance. I would recommend her to anyone who fears being judged for the flaws they want to work on because they will never feel judged by her.

Written by T.O. on Apr 12, 2021 after therapy with Jo-Ann for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

She's very personable and is a human being I like. She sends positive vibrations out. Recommended.

Written by K.M. on Oct 27, 2020 after therapy with Jo-Ann for 6 months on issues concerning relationship

Jo-Ann is a deep and empathetic listener who also brings powerful and practical insights. She has helped me and my husband to dig deeper into the core of our issues and created a safe space for us to explore and learn.