About Joanna

Joanna is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She works in private practice with Metcalfe Counselling and Psychotherapy in downtown (Centretown) Ottawa, where she offers counselling and psychotherapy services for a range of emotional problems. She has years of experience and is also a Clinical Member of the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists.


Joana Williams Olsen


Through the course of her career, since 2000, Joanna has provided counselling and psychotherapy to adults and youths from many walks of life facing a broad scope of personal concerns.

She has worked as a therapist within various settings including community mental health organizations, a community college and private practice. Joanna also provides - in her private practice - counselling services to clients of different support programs including employee assistance as well as a public program which assists victims of violent crimes.


Joanna received her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto and completed her clinical training at York University, Counselling and Development Centre. In addition, she has completed a Master of Education in Language, Culture and Teaching from York University. Joanna remains up-to-date and skilled in her field through ongoing continuing education and professional development training.

Joanna finds her professional work with clients to be very fulfilling. She feels honoured having the opportunity - as a therapist - to help her clients heal and grow through the process of knowing them and connecting with them in deep and meaningful ways.

Please feel free to contact Joanna if you would like further details of her credentials, qualifications and experience.