Joan Neehall is a forensic, clinical psychologist specializing in forensic assessments, psychological assessment and individual, couples therapy, and maintains a private practice in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a registered Psychologist in Alberta No. 1579 and British Columbia No. 922 (non practising).

With over 25 years experience as a forensic and clinical psychologist , and as a graduate of University of Toronto specializing in Forensic Assessment, CBT, Brief Strategic Therapy, and Hypnotherapy, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are Forensic assessments and individual and couples therapy. Also is the bestselling author of "Happy is the New Healthy", "Habit of a Happy Life", and "Perfecting Your Private Practice".

In addition to being a prominent relationship psychologist, she has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of stress management to depression

Dr Neehall is abrief therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, s/he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

EducationPhD University of Toronto 1983

License, Certifications & Awards
Registered with the College of Psychologists of Alberta #1579
Registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia #922
Diplomate The American College of Forensic Examiners #9150
Health Services Providers of Alberta #2192






Bestselling author of "Happy is the New Healthy"  Buy the Book, Bestseller on USAToday, Wall Street Journal and Amazon.com

Perfecting Your Private Practice: Suggestions and Strategies for Psychologists Buy The Book

Habit of a Happy Life: 30 Days to a Positive Addiction Buy The Book, Amazon Bestseller

She has been in independent practice since 1984
She has made numerous media appearances, conducted seminars and provided supervision

Dr Neehall has been instrumental in facilitating positive change in hundreds of adults and couples for over 25 years