Joan Arrasmith, M. Ed.
Joan received her B.A. in Psychology from Eastern Washington University in 1991, and began her career promoting independent living for individuals with disabilities. After taking time off to raise her family, Joan earned her M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University in 2009. Her post-graduate experience has included individual counseling for transitioning college students and adolescents, behavior management training for families and children, and counseling and social skills building for young adults with ASD. Joan recently completed work as a therapist for Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she provided behavior management training for families involved in the Children’s ADHD Telemental Treatment Study (CATTS). Joan is also a co-developer and co- facilitator of a Career Readiness Class for adults with High Functioning Autism at The Responding to Autism Center in Kennewick.
At Sageview Youth Psychology, Joan provides behavior management for children and families as well as individual and family counseling for children, adolescents, and young adults. Her services are provided in the context of developmental and family systems orientations with interventions primarily associated with cognitive-behavioral and behavioral approaches. Joan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington and is a National Certified Counselor.