Joanne holds a master’s degree in developmental psychology and is currently completing her PhD on the same field. A licensed and certified developmental psychologist, she has served as a resource speaker and has facilitated a number of training and workshops to various corporate and educational clientele on topics like stress management, career-related subjects, mental health awareness, and personal growth. She is currently a wellness manager, which allows her to manage a team of wellness coaches, organize wellness activities for employees, and regularly communicate her observation and insights with the management team. Volunteer work also gives her the opportunity to collaborate with other psychologists and mental health practitioners to provide intervention to underprivileged sectors being supported by non-profit organizations.
A registered professional teacher, Joanne has been teaching for the past 19 years and currently works as a part-time lecturer in academic institutions. She is an avid Friends fan, happily married, and living with her two colorful children, Purple and Indigo.