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Joanna Joustra

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Based in Healesville, Yarra Valley Counselling is the private practice of Joanna (Jo) Joustra. Jo is a solution-focused therapist who supports individuals, couples, and corporate groups to develop mindfulness-based strategies that reduce stress and anxiety and improve empathetic communicationPreviously held executive positions with local government and national not-for-profit organisations; Jo's career highlights include CEO of the Meditation Association of Australia and Creative Director of the inaugural Australian Meditation Conference in 2018. Her soon-to-be-published book, Thinking Room. is full of amusing anecdotes and practical mindfulness-based techniques that support readers to notice thoughts, find calm and live their best life.  



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