North Carolina Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, NCLMFToffice: 704-532-7211
NCLMFT, North Carolina Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist CFLE, Certified Family Life Educator
M.A. in Child Development/Family Relations from the University of North Caroline at Greensboro.
Joanne Ballard is the wife of Dr. James Ballard. She works with couples, families, and individuals utilizing a family systems approach in therapy. Prior to entering private practice at Hickory Grove, she spent 18 years as a family counselor with Eckerd Youth Alternatives working with children, ages 12-17, and their families. She also taught high school in Florida and freshman college students at Elon College. Joanne, for years, has facilitated a weekly support group on Wednesday nights at Hickory Grove, for individuals going through separation and divorce. Joanne and Jim have three children and five grandchildren.