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Joan Placido, LMSW

Stress, Anxiety Grief Self esteem Bipolar disorder Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Michigan with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Professional experience

28yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, First Responder Issues, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Self-Harm, Somatization

License information

MI LMSW 6801064797


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Joan Placido. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Joan does such a wonderful job of building my self confidence and encouraging me to seek happiness through different avenues of life

Written on Dec 12, 2022 after therapy with Joan for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem

A very kind woman, she does her best to understand what it is your going though and try’s her best open the door for you just enough to where you feel like you can try something more.

Written on Dec 03, 2022 after therapy with Joan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue