is a respected expert on the topic of reincarnation, as well as soul writing, which she describes as a written form of meditation. She has been actively involved with Edgar Cayce's Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) since 1987 and has been the Coordinator for the A.R.E. Charlottesville, VA team since August 2008. She earned her Masters in Transpersonal Studies degree and her Spiritual Mentor certification through Atlantic University. Her thesis on inspirational writing served as the basis of her first esoteric book: Soul Writing: Conversing with your Higher Self.
Joanne has given talks on the subject of past-life exploration, life-between-lives, and soul writing to audiences across the United States. In addition, she has been a guest on numerous podcasts that have a global audience.
Joanne has been professionally pursuing past-life research and therapy for over 30 years. She is a graduate of the Eastern Institute of Hypnotherapy, completed additional training in hypnosis at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL and studied under Dr. Irene Hickman, a pioneer in the field of non-directive hypnotherapy. The years she spent as the head of PLEXUS, her own past-life research center outside of Chicago, enabled her to interact with some of the country’s leading past-life professionals.
In addition to Soul Writing, her other books include Your Soul Remembers: Accessing Your Past Lives Through Soul Writing and Karma Can Be a Real Pain: Past Life Clues to Current Life Maladies. Her latest book is: I Did It To Myself…Again! New Life-Between-Lives Case Studies Show How Your Soul’s Contract is Guiding Your Life. Her next book, Edgar Cayce and the Unfulfilled Destiny of Thomas Jefferson Reborn, will be published by Ozark Mountain Publishing in January 2021.
Joanne is an active member of Unity of Charlottesville, where she founded and was director of the Unity Holistic Healing Center from 2013-2020. She has lived in the Charlottesville, Virginia area since 1995.