Hi, I am Joanna Contreras-Schwartz, LCSW, LISW-CP, Ph.D., welcome to my site.

Dr. Joanna earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from LIU-Post Campus in Greenvale, NY in 2006 and earned her Master’s in Social Work degree from the same school in 2008. She earned her doctorate in 2018 from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY.

Joanna is trained in various treatment modalities which include, but are not limited to EMDR, equine assisted psychotherapy, motivational enhancement therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

My Modalities include:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy


Licensed Independent Social Worker-Clinical Practice in South Carolina
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina
Ph.D. in Social Work from Adelphi University
Master of Social Work Degree from Long Island University/Post Campus