Joyce E. Smith, MA, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working in private practice in Hollywood, California. In addition to her Havening Techniques certification, she is certified in EMDR, trained in TRM (Trauma Resiliency Model - a somatically based therapy), Expressive Arts Therapy, Sandplay Therapy and Child Centered Therapy.
Having previously suffered from C-PTSD (Civilian Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Joyce E. Smith, MA, LMFT understands these issues from the inside out. After decades of traditional talk therapy with not much success, she was finally able to heal her PTSD through neuo-biologically based therapies. She is a firm believer in their healing properties and loves seeing others regain a sense of wholenessl and become empowered again. Of all these she has found Havening Techniques hands down to be the fastest, most gentle and effective.
Also a musician and former piano teacher, Joyce E. Smith, MA, LMFT has created a number of bilateral music pieces and guided meditations using bilateral music. Her recordings are currently gaining notoriety amongst the EMDR and Brainspotting community and will be available soon on iTunes.
Areas of specialization
C-PTSD (Civilian Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, Anxiety, Divorce, Infidelity, Blended Family Issues, Stress.