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The new moon teaches gradualness and deliberation and how one gives birth to oneself slowly. Patience with the small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.
The Illuminated Rumi

Joan Broeckling, MA, LMHC


Joan Broeckling, MA, LMHC



Awakenings Holistic Counseling

Awaken to your possibilities!

Phone: (509) 368-9066

Joan is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, as well as a certified School Psychologist.  She is also an ordained peace minister in the Beloved Community, an interfaith organization in Oregon.  Joan is a holistic counselor, working with adults, couples, children, adolescents and families, helping them to grow through life’s challenges.  Using an eclectic approach tailored to each individual, therapy might include cognitive behavioral interventions, relaxation and mindfulness strategies, guided imagery and/or Non-Violent Communication strategies, among others.  Holistic therapy acknowledges every part of how you show up in the world- how you care for your body, your feelings and needs, your relationships and your inner/spiritual life.  In addition to individual/family counseling, Joan also offers groups for children and adults, as well as short-term “personal tune-ups” for adults focusing on specific topics, such as relationship renewal, decision making, transitions and spiritual discovery.

Joan obtained one Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University, as well as a second Master’s degree in School Psychology from Seattle University. She has also worked as a Special Education Teacher.  Joan has been married for over thirty years and has personal experience with foster parenting, adoption, raising a disabled child and caring for aging parents.

A free half hour consultation is available to new clients to discuss their goals, the available services, and the initial paperwork.