About Jeanne

JeanneJeanne Teleia is a Life, Family and Wellness Coach and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families using a combination of experiential and solution focused therapy and play therapy. She maintains a private practice in Hawai’i and her co-therapists are her dogs Scooby Doo and Suzie.  phpThumb_generated_thumbnailjpg__2_

Jeanne is currently traveling and is offering services EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE.  Hawaii residents can use online, secure video chats for therapy sessions.  Coaching sessions will continue to be offered with online videochats.
Jeanne has over 25 years experience working with individuals, children and families as an advocate, educator and therapist, and is a graduate of the University of Maryland, University of Delaware and the Institute for Family and Play Therapy. Specializing in play therapy and other expressive and brief therapies, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, ADHD/behavioral/emotional problems, child abuse-past or present, divorce or separation, grief and loss, substance abuse, family violence, stress and anger, post traumatic stress and trauma, self esteem, as well life, family and wellness coaching.
Jeanne is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her non-judgemental, compassionate therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Post-Master’s Certifications in Family Therapy and Play Therapy, 2000
Master of Science from the University of Maryland, Family Studies, 1991
Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware, Criminal Justice, 1987
License, Certifications & Awards 
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Hawaii MFT License Number 123
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
Additional Training
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)/Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
Mindfulness and Somatic Psychology
Trauma and Attached Focused Therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships
Hawaii Association for Play Therapy and The National Association for Play Therapy


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