Joanna Pierri

Are you feeling stuck, sad or stressed? At times, we all need a calm, compassionate professional to join our team and walk alongside us in the healing process.

I provide individual therapy for kids age 8 and up, teens, college students, and adults of all ages. I also provide compassionate pre-marital counseling, couples and marriage counseling, and family counseling.

Who I Am

I specialize in incorporating evidence-based techniques into my work, including the transformative Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, also known as EMDR. This powerful method helps individuals process traumatic experiences, taking steps towards lasting growth and healing.

I am passionate about helping my clients reach their goals, and to become the person they were always meant to be. 

 I love the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. When I'm not seeing clients, I work with my husband at a local church.

How We'll Work Together

I’ll work hard to foster an environment where you feel safe to share. We’ll set goals together and collaborate on a treatment plan that is unique to you. 

We’ll look at the various puzzle pieces of your life and process your past while celebrating your resilience and unique strengths. 

My Approach

I understand that you are the expert on your own life, so take a creative and flexible approach, with an encouraging style that focuses on your strength. I typically integrate different approaches depending on your needs, including:
  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy 
  • CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • SFBT - Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • MI - Motivational Interviewing - MI
  • DBT - Dialectical Behavior Therapy 
  • Faith-Based Therapy, if requested


  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the State of Ohio, Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CSWMFT)
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing -EMDR trained 
  • SYMBIS certified - Save Your Marriage Before it Starts

I have a wide range of experience with mental health disorders and concerns, including:

  • Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Depressive Disorders

  • Grief and Bereavement

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Infertility Concerns

  • Phase of Life and Life Transition Concerns

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We can meet either online or in person at one of our offices near where you live or work, whichever is more convenient for you.

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