Joy Vivian, MSW, LICSW



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN


  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Therapeutic Focus

Children, adolescents and their families, adults, life transitions, grief and loss, military families, adoptions, single parenting and grand-parenting.


Individual, family systems, cognitive behavioral and brief solutions focused therapies.

Therapeutic Philosophy

Joy believes in a practice that is collaborative, client centered and builds on change as a result of the therapeutic relationship.


Since receiving her Master’s in Social Work in 1993, Joy has worked with individuals and families in health care systems and community social services. She has extensive experience in collaboration, family interventions, foster care, and adoption; addressing such topics as conflict resolution/relationship building, life transitions, grief and loss, and personal safety.