Joanna Ottavio, Therapist in Arizona — Zencare
Joanna  Ottavio

Joanna Ottavio

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Arizona Accepting Online
Updated March 25, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Childhood trauma
  • Chronic illness
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-esteem

Specialties

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $85 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Arizona)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Tue 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Wed 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Thu 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Fri 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Doane Counseling Services, PLLC, Owner & Operator, 2019 - Present
Community Bridges, Inc., Outpatient Counselor, 2016 - 2019
Community Bridges, Inc., Behavioral Health Clinician, 2014 - 2016

Arizona State University, Master of Social Work, 2014
Arizona State University, Bachelor of Social Work, 2012


Licensure

Arizona: LCSW-17859


Languages

English