Joanna R. Love, PhD, LPC

Assistant Program Director
Licensed Professional Counselor



STRONG Day Treatment Program



Specializes in early childhood; trauma recovery across the lifespan.



Dr. Love joined Christian Family Solutions in 2017. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who completed her PhD in Counseling Psychology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She has over 10 years of clinical experience providing trauma-informed therapy with children and adults.


While completing her doctoral degree, Dr. Love developed a parent and child therapy program for very young children living in poverty who have experienced traumatic events. The results of her dissertation research were published in the Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.


Dr. Love also teaches a graduate-level course in Trauma Counseling and provides trainings and presentations to mental health professionals, educators, parents, and community members on the impact and treatment of early childhood trauma. Dr. Love’s work is guided by the belief that there is always hope for healing.