JoAnn Ponder, Ph.D. is an experienced licensed psychologist in Austin, TX.

Child Therapy

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Sand play is primal, and some individuals do not get to experience it at the usual age that people play in the sand, which would be as toddlers.

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Child Therapy | JoAnn Ponder, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist - [llh code=

Deep-seated disturbance that develops at a very young age is often difficult to resolve, but it can be done. Treatment may take longer...

Individual Psychotherapy

Individual Psychotherapy | JoAnn Ponder, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist - [llh code=

A therapist is a sounding board for your innermost fears and doubts. Sometimes, just telling a therapist about a problem provides relief and...


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JoAnn Ponder's Mission

Dr. Ponder provides comprehensive mental health counseling for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in the Austin, Texas area. She is a licensed psychologist with postgraduate training and over 35 years of experience underpinning her success.

Child therapy is one of Dr. Ponder’s specialties. Dr. Ponder is well trained in play therapy, including sandplay. She treats children from early childhood and older.

Dr. Ponder also provides individual psychotherapy for adults. Relatively short-term treatment may be appropriate for addressing life transitions and recent stressors. When problems have an early origin and result in pervasive impairment, then psychoanalytic treatment may be indicated.

Contact Dr. Ponder at (512) 496-8244 today for a free initial consultation.