Official Website of Licensed Therapist and Author of books
Living Well with Chronic Illness
100 Tips and Tools for Managing Chronic Ilness
Joanna J. Charnas is a social worker with three decades of experience as a licensed mental health provider. She received her master’s degree from Boston University School of Social Work in 1988 and has earned the highest level of social work licensure in Massachusetts (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, 1991) and California (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 2001.) She has worked in numerous service sectors, all of which placed fragile people in her care and enhanced her clinical acumen and skills. Since 1995, she has worked specifically with people with mental and physical illnesses.
Charnas has been published on SteadyHealth, in international health website, Popsugar, the San Francisco Book Review, and she blogged regularly on the Huffington Post from 2015 through 2017. Living Well with Chronic Illness (MSI Press, 2015) was her first book. Her second book is 100 Tips and Tools for Managing Chronic Illness (MSI Press, 2018.)