She creates a physical and emotional professional environment that helps adult women develop psychological health and live successful and satisfying lives. The shared goal is for women to experience joy in their pursuits and their relationships based on a healthy and sturdy sense of self.
Formal Credentials: B.A. from UCLA. M.A. from Antioch University. MFT license 15563 in California and MFT license in Oregon TO565.
History of Professional Affiliations:
- Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) - http://www.acadeatdis.org
- American Anorexia and Bulimia Association (AABA) - http://www.aabainc.org.
- National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) - http://anad.org/
- International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) - http://www.iaedp.com/
Joanna Poppink, MFT, Los Angeles psychotherapist, eating disorder recovery; author of Healing Your Hungry Heart. Licensed in California and Oregon.
Joanna Poppink is a seasoned mental health clinician, licensed since 1980 in California and recently licensed again in Oregon. She suffered from bulimia for many years before it was named or recognized. She knows what it's like to have an eating disorder when no one seems to understand including yourself. Joanna has dedicated her life, both personal and professional, to support and encourage genuine healing from eating disorders.