Joan has worked in the fields of education and psychology for over thirty years. Her experience includes teaching at the elementary and preschool levels and served as the Director of the Early Childhood Center at the State University of NY, Stony Brook where she also taught on the faculty as an adjunct lecturer in Early Childhood Education. For the past 12 years, she has worked in the field of domestic violence, as a certified Batterers’ Intervention Program (BIP) group facilitator and parenting instructor. She served as a member of the OC Family Violence Council 2011 -2013.
Joan became a certified ICF (International Coaching Federation) Life Coaches. She has a private practice specializing in Family Relationships. She designed the Families ‘R Forever program to help parents going through divorce learn the skills they need to become the healthy co-parents their children need them to be.