Joan Krystal-Levy is a licensed social worker from New York.
In addition to her Masters Degree in Social Work, she is a Certified Ombudsmen, Trained Bereavement and Crisis Counselor and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in the Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioral Treatment.
Joan Krystal-Levy served as the Director of Social Work for 12 years in a prestigious 270+ bed Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she was responsible for the overall operations of the social work department. Her successful hands-on approach ensured the emotional, social and physical well-being of all residents. Joan, with a specialty in geriatrics and counseling, is highly skilled in conflict resolution and identifying barriers to safety while maintaining independence for the aging population.
In addition, Joan, an adjunct professor teaching social work at the Graduate school level, also serves as an independent Consultant and is an experienced counselor for both individuals and families.
Joan Krystal-Levy was the recipient of the prestigious New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit Woman of Distinction Award in 2014.
Joan is amongst a rare breed of professionals who is devoted to identifying the needs of the elderly, advocating for them and understanding the concerns of the family.
“I believe the greatest gift we can give to the elderly population is helping them to age with dignity, purpose and spirit in a safe environment”.