Dr. Joanne Hands, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC

Dr. Joanne Hands, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor (LA # 2547) and - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LA # 694)
USA
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+965 25356444
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Clover Center
14th Floor, Jabriya
Kuwait City, Al Asimah 13044 - Kuwait
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I am an experienced bi-lingual (English-Spanish) psychologist with a passion to promote well-being and personal growth. As an American/Venezuelan therapist, I offer a well rounded multicultural knowledge which together with my 20 years of work in the Mental Health field brings a unique perspective into therapy. I am eager to assist with all the challenging situations I may be approached with.

Email or Call Dr. Joanne Hands, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC at +965 25356444

More Info About My Practice

I am a US Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and US Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). I am also a Certified Counselor by the American National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC) as well as Certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality inventory. I am a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Counseling Association (ACA), Venezuelan Federation of Psychologists (FPV) and current President of the Middle East Psychological Association (MEPA).

I am the Clinical Director of the Kuwait Counseling Center where we operate under the strict code of ethics published by the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association as well as proud to comply with the standards of privacy and confidentiality published by HIPAA.

You can follow us on insagram at @kuwaitcounseling

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Mediation
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

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