Joanne Klysen, MA, LPC

Works with Clients 14 Years Old through Adults

PASSION POINT: Witnessing Clients' "Lightbulb" Moments

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I have over 20 years of experience. I value helping clients understand their personal story in order to both validate their feelings as well as empower them in their growth. I believe in finding and cultivating strength in everyone.

I’ve worked extensively with children, teens, and their families who present with a variety of complex issues. In addition, I have experience in the subject area of infertility and work with women and couples who struggle with this issue. I work with individuals and couples with their relationships. My approach is client-centered and I use cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as my primary therapy approach, as well as Brainspotting. I am also trained in trauma-focused cognitive therapy (TF-CBT). It is such an honor for me to have someone come into my office and share the things they have been through, sometimes things they have never shared with anyone.

My Philosophy

I believe therapy is important to your own personal growth and personal maintenance. People come to therapy when they are struggling in their lives, and the things they have tried aren’t working anymore. Therapy can help clients understand themselves better, realize their strengths, and gently challenge some of the perceptions they may have developed over the years, both about themselves and the world around them.


Works With

  • Children (Ages 14+)
  • Adults
  • Clients Struggling with Infertility

What’s In It for You

  • Validated Feelings
  • Empowerment
  • Healthy Perceptions
  • Peace of Mind

What Joanne’s Clients Say

“Joanne is the best therapist I’ve had in my 5 years of therapy. She’s a great listener and has the best advice. I look forward to our sessions.”

“Joanne is wonderful! She’s helped me in ways I couldn’t imagine. Thank you!”


  • Master of Arts in Community Counseling, Lakeland College
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Development, UW-Green Bay