Teacher of the Year, BTF 2011

JoAnne was awarded the Teacher of the Year Prize for 2011 from the National Behavior Therapy Society, with the motivation: For her engaging support for students and her ability to lift questions of both psychological and existential character. Especially for her efforts in increasing the understanding of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy where she emphasizes the importance of understanding life values in the treatment of clients. JoAnne has inspired many students and regardless if you agree with her or not, she awakens and create debate, inspires and engages her audience. She has reached out to many and has enriched CBT Sweden, by showing diverse ways of thinking and bringing in new ideas.