A professional writer and author of six books and hundreds of magazine articles for both mainstream and esoteric audiences, in 1987 she began devoting all of her time to her esoteric studies, specializing in past life exploration, research and therapy. She eventually combined her passion for soul writing with her knowledge of reincarnation and today is considered a respected expert in both fields.
Born and raised in Chicago, Joanne has been actively involved with Edgar Cayce's Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) since 1987. In 1990, she became one of the founding members of the A.R.E. Heartland Region headquartered in Chicago. There she oversaw the region's public relations, newsletter, and special event programming. She has been the Coordinator for the A.R.E. Charlottesville, VA team since August 2008. Joanne was the founder of the Unity Holistic Healing Center, a service of Unity of Charlottesville, and served as its director from April 2013 to June 2020.
Joanne earned her Masters in Transpersonal Studies degree, now known as Transpersonal Psychology, through Atlantic University. Her thesis on inspirational writing served as the basis of her first esoteric book: Soul Writing: Conversing with your Higher Self. She also earned her Spiritual Mentor certification through Atlantic University, where she was named Outstanding Graduate of the year. She later formed A.U.'s Alumni Association, which she served as president for two years.
Joanne has given talks on the subject of past-life and life-between-lives exploration as well as soul writing to A.R.E., Unity and other audiences across the country. In addition, Joanne has been the guest on over 70 national and international radio programs, including Coast to Coast AM and the Shirley MacLaine Show.
Joanne has been professionally pursuing past-life research and therapy for over 30 years. She is a graduate of the Eastern Institute of Hypnotherapy, completed additional training in hypnosis at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL and studied under Dr. Irene Hickman, a pioneer in the field of non-directive hypnotherapy. The years she spent as the head of her own past-life research center enabled her to interact with some of the leading past-life therapists, authors, and other renowned practitioners from across the country.
In addition to Soul Writing, her other esoteric books include Your Soul Remembers: Accessing Your Past Lives Through Soul Writing; Karma Can Be a Real Pain: Past Life Clues to Current Life Maladies; I Did It To Myself...Again! New Life-Between-Lives Case Studies Show How Your Soul's Contract Is Guiding Your Life; and Edgar Cayce and the Unfulfilled Destiny of Thomas Jefferson Reborn, scheduled to be published in January 2021. Joanne conducts private past-life regressions, life-between-lives sessions, and soul writing sessions via Skype or Zoom.
Connect with Joanne at joannedimaggio.com.