Joan & her daughter
Joan T. Kloth-Zanard, MFT, GAL, ADA Advocate, RSS, ABI & LC
Joan is an expert in the fields of Parental Alienation, psychological abuse, intervention strategies, and techniques and strategies for moving forward and rebuilding a life after a traumatic event, or series of traumatic events. The reality is that most people don’t get to choose the things that happen to them. Hopefully though, they will arrive at a point in time where they are able to choose to be pro-active about what they want for their future. Joan has a passion for helping people recognize that point in time and then providing them with ongoing support and guidance to help them keep moving forward.
She is an active advocate for victims and speaks to legislative bodies about the programs, services, and funding victims rely on for support while they journey to reclaim their lives. She also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem and ADA Advocate, who can be assigned by the court to cases where a minor child’s interests and rights are at risk or where a parents ADA rights need to be protected.
Joan is the author of “Where Did I Go Wrong? How Did I Miss The Signs? Dealing with Hostile Aggressive Parenting and Parental Alienation,” a contributing Editor in “Broken Family Bonds: Poems and Stories by Victims of Parental Alienation,” and continues to provide free, one-on-one, 24/7, international, online, email, and text messaging support to victims.
The topics Joan speaks on are:
•Parental Alienation: Its signs, symptoms, and treatment
•Positively Moving Forward during and after a traumatic event
More About Joan
Name: Joan T. Kloth-Zanard
Age: Does it Matter
Education: BS, Certified GAL, RSS & ABI
School: COSC, SCU/AU, etc.
Major: Psych, Health and Life Coach/Consultant & Counselor
Minor: Business, Massage Therapist, Exercise Science Instructor and Nutritionalist
Occupation: Assistant Director of PAS Intervention and lifetime Volunteer for the prevention and intervention of Parental Alienation, PAS Expert, GAL, Life Coach and Consultant
CV/Resume: Upon Request at:
ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFO:
Instant Messaging: Text messaging at 203-770-0318
Groups: www.PAS-Intervention.com or at www.pasintervention.weebly.com
Services Available Internationally
Interests include: Health, Education, Arts, Psychology, Criminology, Family Relations, Gardening and Dance
Belief 1: Life is about the experiences we have and the lessons we learn from them. An experience is good if we learn from it and bad if we do not.
Belief 2: Live life Happy, Healthy and Successful (HHS). Success is not about money but about where and what you do in your life.
Food: Sushi/Sashimi, Italian, and more
Travel Desinations: United States and would like to go to Europe and some islands
She has a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Magna Cum Laue, with a BS in Health and Psychology with a Minor in Business. She also is a Guardian Ad Litem, certified Recovery Support Specialist, Acquired Brain Injury and Life Coach and ADA Advocate.
Since 1996, she has been running a non-profit with over 40 chapters around the world including a Global online support group for victims of Psychological Abuse. www.pas-intervention.org She recently authored a book called "Where Did I Go Wrong? How Did I Miss The Signs? Dealing with Hostile Parenting and Parental Alienation." This book is a culmination of her research and studies into the world of high conflict divorce and is now in it’s 2nd edition.
She has been published in CTAMFT Monthly Newsletter, Vol. XIX, No. 1, Winter 2006 and presently writes for the Southbury Patch, and DivorceSupport.About.com.
She has created several programs for prevention and intervention to assist the courts, counselors and families with managing high conflict divorces with coparenting issues. She has created additional tools to also help analyze the level of coparenting issues in a divorce. In 2010, she turned her nonprofit into a 501(c)(3) international organization for the Psychological Abuse Support and Intervention for Victims of Alienation. (www.PAS-Intervention.org)
In addition, she is a trained dancer with certification in Exercise Science as well was Nationally Certified and Licensed in Massage Therapy. Joan continues to expand her education with extensive work with families and children affected by PAS and HAP. She is married with one biological child, 3 stepchildren with her husband, two with her child’s biological father and a house full of pets.
Joan has been working with families since the early 1990's helping parents, children and extended family to find solutions and work together.