Joanne May

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinic Founder

Current Responsibilities

Oversee clinical programs. Develop clinic philosophy of care. Consult and supervise staff of therapists. Co-developer of Child Behavior Rating Scale, a proprietary instrument to measure changes in behavior in children.


The Fielding Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989

St. Thomas University
Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology

St. Olaf University, Northfield, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

Professional Associations

American Psychological Association
World Federation of Mental Health
American Association of Suicidology
American Orthopsychiatric Association
American Academy of Family Mediators
Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children

Presented Workshops
  • Family Sanction: An influence in the development of Adolescent Suicide
  • Positive Parenting
  • Values in Parenting
  • Parenting Teens
  • Recovery from Dysfunctional Family
  • Marriage and Family Systems
  • Cost Effective Programming for Families at Risk
  • The Use of EMDR with Families at Risk
  • EMDR with Attachment Disordered Children
  • Attachment Disorders in Children
  • Parents As Partners
  • What Is Attachment Disorder And How Do You Treat It
  • Foster Parent Training many times
  • Treatment of children with Attachment Disorder
  • Children Who Rage
  • The Use of Parent Narrative in Shifting the Childs Internal Working Model
  • Stories That Heal
  • Working with Troubled Teens and Biological Parents
  • Training for Attachment Therapists many times