Joan Buckley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Hamilton, NJ, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Joan received her graduate social work education and training at Kean University in New Jersey. She has more than 30 years of inpatient and outpatient clinical mental health experience Currently she is in private practice at Find Hope LLC in N.J. joantbuckley.wixsite.com Her approach to the therapeutic relationship embraces H.O.P.E. -Healing, Optimism, Potential, and Empowerment.
Because of her professional stature in the mental health community and years of clinical accomplishments, AABC awarded her an academic fellowship scholarship. Undoubtedly, she will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.