Joy cultivates an environment of hope and healing for all who desire to grow. She provides a non-judgmental therapeutic experience in which you can safely explore your thoughts, desires, and emotions. She incorporates self-compassion, mindfulness, and self-honesty to nourish a renewed sense of being. As a therapist, and educator, Joy has been developing caring and compassionate relationships for over 30 years. Her theoretical approach is person-centered, she has experience working with women with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief and loss. She welcomes all clients and respects those who do not want to include faith in their therapy experience, however, a best fit for Joy is for clients who want to integrate their emotional and spiritual well-being. Joy and her husband have been married for 32 years, have three grown sons, and an empty nest. She enjoys creating beauty, gardens, and an occasional cartoon.
Mental Health Counselor
Joy Thacker, MEd
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Grief and Loss
Master of Education in Counseling (M.Ed.)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)