Joan Poelvoorde

Psychotherapy & Healing Arts

Curriculum Vitae

Formal Education

Master's Degree in Social Work
New York University

BA in Psychology cum laude
Oakland University Rochester, MI


Professional Education

Studies in Peruvian Shamanism
Alberto Villoldo, The Four Winds Society

Core Energetic Training
Institute of Core Energetics NY

Seminars in Hypnotherapy
Milton H. Erickson, MD Phoenix, AR

Gestalt & Transactional Analysis
Foundation for Religion & Mental Health
Briar Cliff Manor, NY

Bioenergetic Training
Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis Rochester, MI

Current Practice

Private practice in shamanism & psychotherapy
New York, NY | 1993-present

Private practice in Psychotherapy
New York, NY | 1977-present


Professional Affiliations

Certified Imago Relationship Therapist

Co-Founder
Healing Works Inc.
New York, NY

Co-Founder
Milton H. Erickson Society for Psychotherapy And Hypnosis
New York, NY

Co-Founder/Faculty Member
The Helix Training Program
New York, NY

Joan Poelvoorde, a professional psychotherapist in Manhattan (NY) offering relationship, personal growth, anger management, creativity, shamanistic & Imago Relationship Therapy