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What type of help do you need?

  Relief from Anxiety

  • Do you worry excessively or have panic attacks? 

  • Are you nervous around others?

  Learn to Manage Stress

  • 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 your life? 

  • Do you lack hope, energy, or motivation?

  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 roles strained?

Help is available.  Call Dr. Guarna at (207) 272-8500 to discuss options.  You may also email Dr. Guarna at joel@whitepinepsych.com with questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment.  (Please remember that email can never be guaranteed to be confidential.)





Welcome 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.  Read More...

Dr. Guarna was recognized as the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT) "Clinician of the Month" for September 2010.  Read the interview.

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Please take a few moments to review my background, my ideas about treatment, and the therapies I 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 770-359-6711 or professionals.

Dr. Guarna is NOT currently accepting new clients and is not available to make referrals.

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 pleasant-mannered to receive the White Pine Notes e-newsletter. Click here to subscribe to the ACT in New England list. 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 these e-newsletters or emails does not identify you as someone seeking therapy.)



Office Location
25 Middle Street
Portland, ME  04101

FAX:  207-773-7386

For clients:

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(208) 301-6956
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