joan miller
Joan Miller
RP, GDC, BScN, RN, CPMHN(C), ADHD Specialist
Sliding Scale
Standard Rate
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Bowmanville, ON
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Currently Practicing
In Person, Online, Phone
Joan Miller
RP, GDC, BScN, RN, CPMHN(C), ADHD Specialist


Joan is a neurodiverse (ND) Counsellor and ADHD/Autism Navigator with the lived experience of Inattentive Type ADHD. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), Registered Nurse (RN) and the sole proprietor of Best Life Counselling RP. She is an Executive Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Spirituality Chapter and is certified with Hospice Palliative Care Ontario . Joan believes individuals actively work to find solutions to life’s challenges.  She offers holistic support through coping strategies and techniques tailored to Best Life Therapy clients’ needs. Joan fosters a mutually respectful and non-judgemental attitude with her clients.

Living as an Older Adult with ADHD by Joan



Joan’s clinical experience includes hospital, community based mental health and private practice. In addition to incorporating a positive client care outcome, her groundwork training begins with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) base. She incorporates Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Single Session Thinking/One At A Time Therapy, ABA Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy and Positive Psychology to deliver services that are unique to the client. Education Joan has a Graduate Diploma in counselling from Athabasca University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from DePauw University. She is a member of the Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement and Volunteers with the VON DURHAM HOSPICE SERVICES

Telephone - 905-697-3877
Community Focus:
BIPOC, Consumer Survivor, Disability, Families, Men, Neurodivergent, New To Canada, Non-Binary, Parents, Religious, Seniors, Spiritual, Women
ADD/ADHD, Addiction, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Body Image, Break-Ups, Burnout/Stress, C-PTSD, Childhood Abuse, Chronic Illness, Codependence, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Issues, Family of Origin, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Learning Disorder, OCD, Palliative Support, Phobias, Post Partum, PTSD, Relationships, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Trauma
CBT, ACT, Art Therapy, Attachment Focused, Brainspotting, DBT, Emotion Focused, Gottman Method, Inner Child Work, Mindfulness, Narrative, Relational, Solution Focused, Somatic, Spiritual, Strengths Based, Trauma Informed
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Bowmanville, ON

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