Joan Packard, M.A., MFCT, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Sacramento
Is your relationship in a holding pattern...or worse? Is it hard to say "No" to others and stick to it? Do you know what you want in life and how to get it? You are not alone. Many people are "stuck" in behavioral patterns that no longer serve them. You are meant to have a successful and satisfying life. I excel in quickly identifying the stumbling blocks that are frustrating you and turning them into stepping stones that help you create the life you are meant to have.
I specialize in teaching communication skills and setting good boundaries in all your relationships. I also treat a variety of emotional and behavioral problems, sexual dysfunction, committment development, parenting issues and more. My website gives a full listing of all the categories in my areas of expertise.
I have extensive training in NLP, Hypnosis and EFT, techniques which are highly effective in reducing both the time and expense usually required to achieve your results, compared to traditional treatment methods. You owe it to yourself to take charge of your life and improve your relationships.
Call Joan Packard, M.A., MFCT for a free phone consultation now - (916) 546-1660


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: CSUS
  • Year Graduated: 1979
  • License No. and State: MFC14192 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $110
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: CAMFT/004330
  • Member Since: 1981


  • Relationship Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Sex Therapy


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Hispanic and Latino


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Cancer
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EFT-Tapping
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • NLP - Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Neuro-Linguistic


  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2016
Joan Packard, M.A., MFCT, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Sacramento

Joan Packard, M.A., MFCT

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT