Last edited 02/14/2024

Joy Mcclellan LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
Headshot of Joy Mcclellan Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

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What does a first session with you look like?

Here are some common outcomes clients can expect to achieve from trauma therapy: 1. **Emotional Regulation:** Clients will learn strategies to better manage their emotions, including techniques for coping with anxiety, anger, sadness, and other intense feelings that often result from trauma. 2. **Trauma Processing:** Clients can expect to explore and process the traumatic events they have experienced. This may involve discussing and understanding the traumatic memories, thoughts, and emotions associated with them. 3. **Symptom Reduction:** Many clients experience symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, hypervigilance, and insomnia following trauma. Trauma therapy aims to reduce or eliminate these distressing symptoms. 4. **Increased Self-awareness:** Clients will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and how trauma has affected their thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. This self-awareness can be empowering and lead to personal growth. 5. **Improved Coping Skills:** Therapists will teach clients healthy coping strategies to replace maladaptive ones that may have developed as a result of trauma. This can include mindfulness techniques, relaxation exercises, and problem-solving skills. 6. **Enhanced Resilience:** Clients can develop resilience, the ability to bounce back from adversity, through therapy. They will learn how to better adapt to stressors and challenges in life. 7. **Strengthened Relationships:** Trauma often affects personal relationships. Through therapy, clients can work on improving communication, trust, and intimacy in their relationships. 8. **Empowerment:** Clients may gain a sense of empowerment and control over their lives as they work through their trauma. This can lead to increased self-confidence and a greater sense of agency. 9. **Reduced Shame and Guilt:** Many trauma survivors grapple with feelings of shame or guilt related to the traumatic event. Therapy can help clients address and lessen these feelings. 10. **Integration and Closure:** Ultimately, the goal of trauma therapy is to help clients integrate their traumatic experiences into their life narratives and find a sense of closure. While the trauma may never be forgotten, it can become a part of their history rather than an ongoing source of distress. Building a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship is a critical aspect of trauma therapy, as it provides a safe space for clients to explore and heal from their traumatic experiences.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

Key elements of integrative trauma therapy may include: 1. **Assessment:** Thoroughly assessing the individual's trauma history, symptoms, and their current psychological and emotional state. 2. **Multiple Approaches:** Incorporating a range of therapeutic approaches, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, somatic therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and psychodynamic therapy, among others. 3. **Customization:** Tailoring the therapy to the unique needs and preferences of the individual, recognizing that what works for one person may not work for another. 4. **Safety and Stabilization:** Focusing on establishing a sense of safety and emotional stability before delving into traumatic memories or experiences. 5. **Trauma-Informed Care:** Employing a trauma-informed approach that recognizes the impact of trauma on a person's life and avoids re-traumatization. 6. **Emotional Regulation:** Teaching individuals coping skills to manage overwhelming emotions and triggers. 7. **Body-Based Approaches:** Incorporating somatic or body-based techniques to address the physical manifestations of trauma. 8. **Resourcing:** Identifying and utilizing an individual's internal and external resources to support their healing process. 9. **Attachment and Relationship Work:** Recognizing the importance of addressing attachment issues and the role of relationships in trauma recovery. 10. **Long-Term Support:** Recognizing that trauma recovery may be an ongoing process, and therapy may continue over an extended period.




Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


First Session$150
Individual Therapy$150

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy


Adults (25-65)


  • Florida, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SW5071


Florida Atlantic University

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Joy Mcclellan, LCSW

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

Is Joy Mcclellan accepting new clients?

Yes, Joy Mcclellan is accepting new clients for online therapy in Florida.

Does Joy Mcclellan accept insurance?

No, Joy Mcclellan does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Joy Mcclellan offer?

Joy Mcclellan offers therapy for individuals.

Does Joy Mcclellan offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Florida can book Joy Mcclellan for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Joy Mcclellan offer online therapy?

Yes, Joy Mcclellan offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Florida.

How quickly can I see Joy Mcclellan?

Joy Mcclellan 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 Joy Mcclellan speak?

Joy Mcclellan conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Joy Mcclellan online?

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

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