Joan Beckett, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, has a B.S.Ch.E. in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University, an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an M.A. in Holistic Counseling and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Mental Health from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. She has studied the Enneagram extensively with a number of different teachers, most recently with
Helen Palmer and Russ Hudson.
She is the former Controller of the Worldwide Engineering Division of Pfizer. She is a principal at the Life Centered Therapy Training Institute where she teaches and is involved in program development. In addition, Joan maintains a private psychotherapy practice in North Kingstown, RI.
She has presented workshops at the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology, International Society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine, University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) Sexuality Conference, New England Holistic Counselors Association and New England Chapter of the American Holistic Nurses Association.