Are you stressed about your job,
finances or relationships?
Are you concerned about the impact of
stress on your health?
Climb Out of Depression
Are you feeling down or not enjoying
Do you lack hope, energy, or
Cut Down or Quit
Is your drinking or drug use causing
problems in your life?
Are others concerned about your
drinking or drug use?
Life After Trauma
Do you feel stuck because of past
physical or sexual abuse?
Are you reliving an intense trauma
(accident, injury, medical crisis) from the past?
Adjusting to Life as a Veteran
Are you having difficulty since you
served in the military?
Are your relationships and civilian
Help is available. Call Dr. Guarna at (207) 272-8500 to discuss options.
You may also email Dr. Guarna at
questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment. (Please
remember that email can never be guaranteed to be
to the home page for White Pine Behavioral Health LLC.
This site provides information about psychological services offered at
the private practice office of Joel Guarna, PhD, in Portland, Maine.
Dr. Guarna is a
licensed psychologist in the state of Maine and provides
state-of-the-art behavioral healthcare including psychological
evaluations, psychotherapy, consultations, and education about
behavioral health issues.
Dr. Guarna was recognized as the Association for Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapy (ABCT) "Clinician of the Month" for
Read the interview.
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about treatment, and the
use, to determine if we might work well
together. I will be glad to speak with you
and answer any remaining questions you may have.
You can also review my brochure for
Groups, Classes, and Workshops
In addition to individual therapy sessions, Dr. Guarna occasionally offers groups, classes, and workshops. The best way to learn about these is to view his blog site for groups and classes and to subscribe to receive the White Pine Notes e-newsletter. You can also contact Dr. Guarna directly to inquire about the status of the program(s) that interest you or with any questions. These programs are for the general public, potential and current therapy clients, and health care and behavioral health care professionals (please note that registering to receive this e-newsletter does not identify you as someone seeking therapy).