Therapist Profile

Joan Cantor Backer, M.A.
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1151 Dove Street, Ste. 280 Newport Beach, CA 92660-2843
(949) 583-1972
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My name is Joan Cantor. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, family and couples therapy utilizing Object Relations and Psychodynamic therapy. I have Bioenergetic training for people interested in exploring the somatic presentation of trauma. I am a mother and a widow and I understand issues relating to grief and loss on a personal level having lost my husband after his fight with terminal cancer. I also have extensive experience dealing with people who suffer from depression. Please contact me if you are interested in setting an appointment.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Sundays - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
and Saturdays 10:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Marriage and Family Therapy Individual, Adolescent, Children and Group Therapy
No Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Clinical Psychology, 1996 B.A., Psychology, 1992

Area of Specialty

Depression/Clinical Depression


Theoretical Orientation
Object Relations
Languages Spoken


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