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Joan Winkler


Joan Winkler has been with Reno Psychiatric Associates since 1994. She is a fourth generation Renoite and graduated from UNR with her Masters Degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology. Ms. Winkler has been a Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor for over 20 years.

Ms. Winkler works with individuals, couples and families treating trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, loss and co-dependence. She provides support through life's challenges and strives to help each person become the best they can be. She trained with Pia Mellody, and uses EMDR in her therapeutic work for Trauma.

Governor Guinn appointed Ms. Winkler to the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors in 2001. She served on the Board for 15 years, Vice President for 3 terms and Interim President briefly until 2016. She was also
Member At Large for the National Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards, 2010-2014.

Ms. Winkler offers these important services broadly as she accepts most insurance, Access to Healthcare and will provide a sliding scale for anyone without insurance.

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