Joe Jardine holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University. Joe is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California, a member of The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and The Psychology Honor Society. He works with couples, troubled teens and their families in a variety of settings, including private practice and at several church locations in Orange County. He started support groups for parents of rebellious children called POPCORN Groups (Parents of Prodigal Children Overcoming Rebellion) at local churches. Joe Jardine provides professional trainings on a wide range of topics, including Dealing with Rebellion and Turmoil in your Children, Teaching and Understanding Human Sexuality and Identity to your Children, Coping with Grief and Loss, Overcoming Depression and Anxiety, and the Effects of Screen Addiction.
Joe Jardine has extensive experience working in non-profit agencies and with Orange County on providing services to youth in foster care. He developed a family finding service for foster youth. He served as a family engagement liaison in which he searched, found and successfully united youth in foster care with their biological family members, creating physical and emotional permanency for several foster children. Joe Jardine has vast experience providing case management services as a therapist at local hospitals. Joe facilitates individual, family and group therapy for teens and their families.
Joe Jardine helped to create and develop the teaching program of The Real DUI: Choices and Consequences for the Courts of the County of Orange. He teamed up with a Superior Court Judge, speaking to over 10,000 teenagers a year at several local high schools on the underlying causes of teen addictions and providing practical life skills to avoid underage drinking and drug abuse.
Joe Jardine provides teachings and support to several ministries including OneStep Ministry for single parents in South Orange County, Fusion Ministry for parents of teenagers, and Trinity High School Ministry. He is also a professor at Vanguard University where he teaches undergraduate Psychology classes.
In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere Joe offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of his client's individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for. He provides counseling for individuals, couples and families. Treatment specializations includes:
- Teenage Rebellion and Turmoil
- Parenting and Family Issues
- Self-Mutilating Behaviors
- Depression and Anxiety
- Panic Attacks and Phobias
- Sexual and Relationship Problems
- Grief and Loss
- Screen Addiction
- Work and Career Issues
- Stress Management
- Addiction and Recovery
- Conflict Resolution
- Marital Confict
- Sports Psychology