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Dr. Joanne L Barian LCSW

She / Her / Hers

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General Office Hours

In Central Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

I received a Bachelors Degree initially (BSW), Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin, then an (MSW) - Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, focusing on Substance Abuse Issues/Alcoholism/Marriage and Couples/Family Therapy - Specializing in Relationship Renewal, Rejuvenation, Reconciliation, and Repair. Today is your time to release and let go of what no longer serves you! Heal your mind, body, spirit & emotions from the inside out! TO FACILITATE THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS, MINDFUL AWARENESS, AND SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION: ONE MIND.... ONE HEART.... ONE LIFE.... ONE SPIRIT.... AT A TIME. “MY SOUL’S PURPOSE & LIFE’S MISSION IS TO TEACH PEOPLE, NEW, EXCITING, and INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INVOKE SPIRITUALITY, INTO THEIR LIVES, GUIDING THEM TOWARD, “GIVING GRACIOUSLY……..RECEIVING GRATEFULLY……..BELIEVING DEARLY…….. LOVING DEEPLY…….. & LIVING CONSCIOUSLY THROUGH PRACTICING MINDFUL AWARENESS.” It is not about having to DO anything, it’s all a question of what or who you are BEING. Striving toward your Highest Self & Authenticity, through living consciously, or in other words, LIVING LIFE ON PURPOSE, practicing love, kindness, humility, humbleness, mindfulness, living consciously, manifesting abundance, projecting positivity and adhering to GRATITUDE AND GRACE. “My soul's purpose and life's mission is to teach people new, exciting and innovating ways to invoke spirituality into their lives, guiding them toward transforming their human experience, giving my clients permission to see a new world of enlightenment & awakening, beginning to tap into different levels of consciousness & alternative spiritual levels”. Her life's mission includes “helping people to realize their full potential, tap into their creativity & their Authentic Self, & to align with their passion & true spirit. Through the “Recovery of the Soul…. the “Inner Soul Healing”….the part of you that remembers exactly who you are….you will regain the ability to return to THAT which you were created to be in the first place”. “It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Were Meant To Become”. I AM THE GLOBAL, INSPIRATIONAL INNOVATOR, VISIONARY & LEADER, PHILANTHROPIST, HUMANITARIAN, ALTRUIST, ALCHEMIST, & PIONEER WHO INSPIRES, EVOKES, & AWAKENS, THOSE INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES, & FAMILIES SUFFERING FROM MANY OF THE FOLLOWING LIFE CHALLENGES, STRUGGLES, & PAIN POINTS, SUCH AS ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, LACK OF FULFILLMENT IN LIFE, RELATIONSHIP ISSUES/MARITAL ISSUES, LGBTQ ISSUES, & ADDICTION RELATED ISSUES. MY LIFE'S MISSION, VISION, & PURPOSE IS TO HELP OTHERS FIND HEALTHY & WORKABLE SOLUTIONS, IN MAKING EFFECTIVE CHANGES IN THEIR LIVES. IN A CONCERTED EFFORT WITH MY CLIENTS, I HELP THEM TO DEVELOP CONSTRUCTIVE METHODS OF REMEMBERING, REALIZING, & REVEALING THEIR SOUL PURPOSE, UNCOVERING THEIR NATURAL BORN GIFTS & TALENTS. LEARNING TO BEGIN TO STRIVE TOWARD THEIR HIGHEST SELF, & START LIVING A LIFE OF AUTHENTICITY & CONSCIOUS AWARENESS, BY PRACTICING LOVE, KINDNESS, & HUMILITY, WHILE ADHERING TO MINDFUL AWARENESS & LIVING IN THE PRESENT MOMENT, THROUGH MY OWN PERSONAL LIFE EXPERIENCES, & PROFESSIONAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT. "IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO BE WHAT YOU WERE MEANT TO BECOME". DR. JOANNE L. BARIAN, PSY.D.HP, MSW, LCSW, NCCAP, CHLC, GAHP, SAP, AAMFT HOLISTIC PSYCHOTHERAPIST, ADDICTION SPECIALIST, HEALTH & WELLNESS CONSULTANT, HOLISTIC & INTUITIVE LIFE COACH SPIRITUAL & TRANSFORMATIONAL PSYCHOTHERAPIST MY SOUL'S PURPOSE IS TO TEACH PEOPLE, NEW, EXCITING, & INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INVOKE SPIRITUALITY, INTO THEIR LIVES, GUIDING THEM TOWARD, "GIVING GRACIOUSLY.....RECEIVING GRATEFULLY.....BELIEVING DEARLY.....LOVING DEEPLY.....& LIVING CONSCIOUSLY". Be.....the best version of your Highest self Do.....the next "right thing" toward becoming your "Authentic Self" Have.....a new freedom within yourself, to create the happy, joyous, loving & fulfilled life you deserve. Dr. Joanne L. Barian, President and Founder of Inner Soul Healing & Recovery Solutions, specializing in helping individuals, couples, families and groups, utilizing a Spiritual and Holistic Treatment Approach to Psychotherapy. Adhering to the BALANCE between one's Mind, Body, Spirit, and Emotions. An expertise in a Holistic Mindset and Perspective, in addition to worldly and professional experience in Holistic Psychotherapy, Addiction Counseling, Health & Wellness Consulting, Holistic and Intuitive Soul Coaching, Spiritual & Transformational Psychotherapy. Early on, Joanne had a natural ability to help others dealing with a variety of different mental health and substance abuse related issues, such as depression, anxiety, and domestic violence, Addiction Counseling/Substance Abuse Interventions Addiction Counseling/Substance Abuse Interventions Inner Soul Healing & Recovery Solutions, LLC Visit My Website: www.innersoulhealing.com DR. JOANNE L. BARIAN (DR. JO) Holistic Psychotherapist/Inspirational Life & Soul Coach, Addiction Specialist

What would be important for someone to know about working with you?

A Poem of Self Love: 💛 Little by little. Day by day. What is meant for you to Manifest .... The Universe will find the way. 💛 💛 Practice LOVE until you remember that YOU are LOVE and Love is everywhere around you. 💛 ____________ My name is Dr. Jo - Owner/Founder of Inner Soul Healing & Recovery Solutions, LLC. HELLO AND WELCOME TO MY PROFILE. MY SOUL PURPOSE OF HELPING TO HEAL OTHERS. ONE LIFE....ONE SOUL....ONE DAY AT A TIME. Dr. Joanne L. Barian (Dr. Jo) PSY.D.HP, MSW, LCSW, SAP, NCCAP, CHLC, GAHP, AAMFT 💚💛🧡❤️💜💙 Holistic Psychotherapy Services Mental Health and Wellness Services Addiction Services Energy and Soul Healing 🧡❤️💜💙💛💚 Deciding to seek help and making a commitment to better yourself is a process. THE PROCESS OF HEALING, WELLNESS, AND RECOVERY IS.... A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION. 🧡❤️💜💙💚💛 I take great pride in building a rapport and connection with my clients, and creating an environment that fosters trust, safety, validation, connection, and growth. My therapy style is warm, compassionate, validating, reassuring, interactive, and focused on Solutions rather than Problems, Labels, or a specific Diagnostic Determination. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. Utilizing an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach (ACT) - A form of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals live fulfilling and meaningful lives while managing difficult thoughts, emotions, and experiences. A key aspect of ACT is the use of defusion techniques. My approach also combines a cognitive-behavioral approach, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) approach, Mindfulness and Meditation, a Structural and Strategic therapeutic approach, a Solution-Focused Model of Treatment, with additional experiential therapies including Internal Family Systems, a Humanistic Approach, and Motivational Interviewing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change.

Identity

Faith

Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Taoism, Unitarianism

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Relationship Issues

Loss/Grief

Couples

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Careers

Relationship Issues

Loss/Grief

Sexuality Based Issues

Social Anxiety

Bipolar disorder

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Anthem

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Blue Shield of California

Cigna

Florida Blue

UMR

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Fees

First Session$255
Family Therapy$299
Marriage & Couples Counseling$299
Individual Therapy$277
Group Therapy$199
Child Counseling$277

Types of Therapy

Family Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Child Counseling

Clientele

Parents

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Mindfulness Practices

Animal-Assisted Therapy

Art Therapy

Coaching

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Family Systems Therapy

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Training / Certifications

NCCAP - National Association of Certified Addiction Professionals, AAMFT - American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, PSY.D.HP. / GAHP - The Global Association For Holistic Coaching/Wellness

Licensure

  • Wisconsin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 6880-123
  • Illinois, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 149-008223
  • Utah, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 13143450-3501
  • Florida, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, TPSW2311
  • Virginia, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, # 0904015654

Education

Washington University - St. Louis. Missouri, Master of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy/Master of Social Work, 1994

Focus on couples and family therapy. Holistic Wellness Treatment Approach in working with alcoholism and other substance abuse related issues. Mindfulness and Meditation/Breathing Techniques for relaxation, stress relief, panic disorder, anxiety, and general overall health.

Work History

My Profile: Dr. Joanne L. Barian (Dr. Jo) Psy.D.HP. MSW, LCSW, SAP, NCCAP, CHLC, GAHP, AAMFT Phone: (414) 412-3657 Email: innersoulhealing16@gmail.com Website: www.innersoulhealing.com ___________ A Poem of Self Love: 💛 Little by little. Day by day. What is meant for you to Manifest .... The Universe will find the way. 💛 💛 Practice LOVE until you remember that YOU are LOVE and Love is everywhere around you. 💛 HELLO AND WELCOME TO MY PROFILE. MY SOUL PURPOSE OF HELPING TO HEAL OTHERS. ONE LIFE....ONE SOUL....ONE DAY AT A TIME. Dr. Joanne L. Barian (Dr. Jo) PSY.D.HP, MSW, LCSW, SAP, NCCAP, CHLC, GAHP, AAMFT 💚💛🧡❤️💜💙 Holistic Psychotherapy Services Mental Health and Wellness Services Addiction Services Energy and Soul Healing 🧡❤️💜💙💛💚 Deciding to seek help and making a commitment to better yourself is a process. THE PROCESS OF HEALING, WELLNESS, AND RECOVERY IS.... A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION. 🧡❤️💜💙💚💛 I take great pride in building a rapport and connection with my clients, and creating an environment that fosters trust, safety, validation, connection, and growth. My therapy style is warm, compassionate, validating, reassuring, interactive, and focused on Solutions rather than Problems, Labels, or a specific Diagnostic Determination. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. Utilizing an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach (ACT) - A form of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals live fulfilling and meaningful lives while managing difficult thoughts, emotions, and experiences. A key aspect of ACT is the use of defusion techniques. My approach also combines a cognitive-behavioral approach, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) approach, Mindfulness and Meditation, a Structural and Strategic therapeutic approach, a Solution-Focused Model of Treatment, with additional experiential therapies including Internal Family Systems, a Humanistic Approach, and Motivational Interviewing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. Thank you for your interest and inquiry about my HOLISTIC MENTAL HEALTH/ ADDICTION SERVICES/ ENERGY HEALING/ & WELLNESS SERVICES. (Years of Service: 29) I am so pleased to introduce myself to you, along with Career Coaching/ ADDICTION ISSUES/ADDICTIVE PERSONALITIES/LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY/COUPLES THERAPY/ENERGY HEALING/FAMILY INTERVENTIONS/HOLISTIC WELLNESS/ 💙 Tagline: It Is Never Too Late To Be ........ What You Were Meant To Become. 💙 Mantra: Recover ........ Discover ........ Uncover ........ The happiness and fulfillment which you deserve. DISCOVER YOUR TRUE SELF LIVING IN THE "NOW". Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be. Creating profound Peace, Love, Deep Fulfillment, & Spiritual Transformation and tapping into one's natural born potential. 💙 BE – The best version of your Highest Self. 💙 DO – The next “right thing” in becoming your “Authentic Self." 💙 HAVE – A new found freedom within yourself, to create the peace, love, happiness & fulfillment you deserve in life. Mission Statement: MY SOUL’S PURPOSE & LIFE'S MISSION IS TO TEACH PEOPLE NEW, EXCITING, and INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INVOKE SPIRITUALITY, INTO THEIR LIVES. GUIDING THEM TOWARD, “GIVING GRACIOUSLY, RECEIVING GRATEFULLY, and LIVING CONSCIOUSLY. Find the Balance between these "4" Quadrants: 💜MIND 💜 BODY 💜 SPIRIT 💜EMOTIONS *** AREAS OF EXPERTISE *** Grief/Loss and Death/Dying/ Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD, TRAUMA Unresolved Generational Trauma Lack of Happiness and Fulfillment Codependency Related Daynamics Relationship and Communication Issues SPIRITUAL DIRECTION SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE SPIRITUAL AWAKENING LIFE PURPOSE/SOUL PURPOSE ADDICTION TREATMENT SOBRIETY, RECOVERY, & RELAPSE PREVENTION (INCLUDING FAMILY ADDICTION INTERVENTIONS) COUPLES THERAPY RELATIONSHIP REBUILDING AND REPAIRING LGBTQIA+ and Diversity Related Issues TRANSGENDERED POPULATIONS & TRANSITIONING PROCESS Life will certainly bring about certain conflicts and challenges. However, Choosing to live outside of your comfort zone from time to time ........ Can be the exact "catalyst" that you need to grow, change, evolve, and learn the "life lessons" which you are meant to learn in order to "UPLEVEL" and live your life to the fullest. THERAPEUTIC INTENTIONS & GOALS 💟 Helping Individuals To Find Their Soul & Life Purpose 💟 BECOMING THE VERY BEST VERSION OF YOURSELF, YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF. 💟 DISCOVERING THE LIFE PATH WHICH SERVES YOUR HIGHEST GOOD. 💟 FOCUSING ON ACHIEVING A SENSE OF BALANCE WITH YOUR MIND, BODY, SPIRIT AND EMOTIONS. 💟 RELEASING WHAT NO LONGER SERVES YOU........ HEALING FROM THE INSIDE........OUT 💟 CHOOSE the Conscious Spiritual Path Toward Awakening. 💟 AWAKEN TO YOUR SOUL PATH AND SOUL PURPOSE. 💟 DISCOVER WHAT BRINGS YOeU THE MOST HAPPINESS, FULFILLMENT, SPIRITUAL FREEDOM, PASSION, AND SERENITY IN YOUR LIFE. 💟 FIND OUT WHO YOU TRULY ARE WITHIN THE STILLNESS. 💟 CHOOSE Awareness, Become Awakened, Learn How To Live Consciously In The Here and Now. "Live In The Present Moment. 💟 RELEASE THE NEED TO CONTROL THE OUTCOME OF ANY GIVEN SITUATION. 💟 SURRENDER TO WHAT IS .... LET GO OF WHAT WAS .... HAVE FAITH IN WHAT WILL BE. 💟 Create a fresh "New Mindset", a "New Reality", and a "New Story", by choosing to make your mental health and wellness your first priority.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Joanne Barian, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Joanne Barian, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Joanne Barian accepting new clients?

Yes, Joanne Barian is accepting new clients for online therapy in Wisconsin, Illinois, Utah, Florida and Virginia.

Does Joanne Barian accept insurance?

Yes, Joanne Barian accepts insurance, including Aetna, Affinity HealthPlan, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Shield of California, CareFirst, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Florida Blue, Health Net, HealthAdvocate, Healthfirst, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, MHN Coventry Psych, Medicaid, Medicare, Minnesota Blue Shield, Optum, Oscar Health, UMR, UnitedHealthCare (UHC), UnitedHealthcare Student Resources and Wisconsin Blue Shield.

What types of therapy does Joanne Barian offer?

Joanne Barian offers therapy for children, couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Joanne Barian offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Wisconsin, Illinois, Utah, Florida and Virginia can book Joanne Barian for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Joanne Barian offer online therapy?

Yes, Joanne Barian offers online therapy via video sessions, phone sessions and live messaging sessions to people in Wisconsin, Illinois, Utah, Florida and Virginia.

How quickly can I see Joanne Barian?

Joanne Barian typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Joanne Barian speak?

Joanne Barian conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Joanne Barian online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Joanne Barian online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.