Joni M. Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, LMHC, BCTMH, CTMH

Joni M. Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, LMHC, BCTMH, CTMH's profile
Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LMHC, BCTMH, CTMH, is a certified clinical Telemental health provider, board-certified telemental health provider, licensed mental health counselor, and the originator of the 2-day telemental health certification that has been taken by over 150,000 plus mental health professionals nationwide. Joni is also the author of the book Telemental Health, An Essential Guide for Providing Successful Online Therapy. She has been licensed in Illinois and is licensed in Florida as a mental health counselor. After receiving her master’s degree, she designed and instructed seventeen mental health and legal issues classes for the sociology department where she was presented with the award for “Teachers Who Make a Difference”.

Joni also has experience supervising a mental health staff within a hospital setting and supervising interns within her private practice. For many years she trained mental health agencies, children and family services, first responders, employees at jails, prisons, and detention centers on mental health topics as well as legal and ethical issues of relevant concern for diverse populations. As a retired chief of probation, she is responsible for designing and training staff members on topics such as law and ethics, suicide awareness, personality disorders, substance use disorders, motivational interviewing, and safety strategies. She started one of the first telehealth programs for court-ordered clients and has over 15 years of experience using video sessions for clinical clients.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Joni Gilbertson maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Joni Gilbertson has no relevant non-financial relationships.