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Demonstrating an interest within the area of mind and body, Joy Ocampo seeks to understand how people can learn to connect the two in order to face adversity and within their lives. With a passion for helping others reach their potential, as well as an emphasis in sports and health, Joy is as active in session as she is within her daily life.
Joy received a M.A. in Counseling with a specialization in Sport and Health Psychology at Adler University in Chicago. During her training, Joy has learned to help people reach their peak performance in life by teaching them effective skills to increase motivation, goal setting, interpersonal skill building and managing emotional distress. Joy believes that a holistic approach is most beneficial in one’s well-being in which all aspects of life should be evaluated. She incorporate positive self-talk, and imagery to manage anxiety and emotions,
Presently, Joy has extensive experience working in a behavioral health hospital setting that specializes in treatment for anxiety disorders. She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), along with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), into her work with individuals, groups, and families. Her areas of expertise include OCD, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Panic, Career challenges, and those seeking a greater purpose but feeling “stuck” in that path.