Joan Leary, received her BA from The Ohio State University, her MA from the University of Alabama Birmingham, is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor and an LPC Supervising Counselor in Alabama. She has 16 years of experience working in the substance use and mental health fields, working in a variety of settings
including, short term and long term inpatient treatment and in private practice.
Joan has experience working as an administrator, a supervisor, counselor, trainer, consultant, coach and facilitator. Her specialty areas include; mental health, substance use disorders, family, relationship and marriage issues,
grief, loss, anger, depression, anxiety and personal growth issues.
Joan utilizes a variety of modalities including; Existential, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Client Centered therapies.
Joan has an engaging, open approach to working with people which leads them to feel comfortable and safe to share. Counseling helps. Call Joan today 205.529.5565