Joy Krajicek, M.A.
Professional Clinical Counselor Trainee
Supervised by Jillaine Danis, M.A.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
LMFT 33581
(408) 877-5463

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 EDUCATION:
B.A. English & Social Science, Bethany University
M.A. Education and CA teaching credential, Bethany University
M.Div. Evangel University
M.A. Mental Health Counseling, Townsend Institute of Concordia University (In Progress)

 CLIENT POPULATION:
Adults
Adolescents
Ministry Leaders
Missionaries

 AREAS OF FOCUS:
Adjustment disorders
Anxiety
Boundaries
Burnout
Depression
Emotional abuse
Family of origin Issues
Childhood wounds
Grief and loss
Ministers, missionaries, and ministry leaders
Spiritual abuse
Spiritual direction
Stress
Young adult issues

 TRAININGS:
Coherence Therapy: Facilitating Transformational Change Through Memory Re-consolidation
Emotionally-Focused Individual Therapy and Trauma (level 1)
Emotionally Focused Therapy—Step by Step
The Neurobiology of Feeling Safe: Working with Boundaries Inside and Out
Spiritual Abuse Seminar

 ABOUT ME:
I am a lover of fruits and veggies, a fan of Gilmore Girls, and an avid learner.

I was a missionary in France for the last eight years and co-founded an anti-trafficking ministry. This experience allowed me to walk alongside people in prostitution from many cultures and sit with them in their pain and trauma. I discovered in practical ways how healing and growth is possible through safe relationships. I also learned what it is like to be an outsider in a new country–to learn a new language (French) and adjust to a new culture.

My Approach:
My therapeutic approach is integrative. I believe the best approach is what works for the individual client. I am an avid reader and learner, so I am often attending seminars and reading the latest research about effective ways to provide therapy. I have done training in coherence therapy, DBT, and emotionally focused therapy. I am also a credentialed teacher and a minister, so adding psycho-education and spiritual care can be incorporated into therapy when the client desires.

Above all, I believe we all need a little help, and therapy can be a great source of support in this journey we call life. I’m dedicated to supporting you as a client and look forward to meeting you very soon.