Joana Pancada holds a Master of Psychotherapy Research, specialising in Experiential Focusing, from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. This degree is recognised by the British Association of Counselors and Psychotherapists (BACP). She also holds a BA in person-centered counselling from the University of Brighton, England and is a qualified DBT practitioner.
Joana wrote a DBT skills course that she still uses in her practice and ran a DBT program to help people struggling with addiction, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and personality disorders.
Her approach is practical and humanistic.