Joan graduated from Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, in 1971; and received a Postgraduate Diploma of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 1978.
Joan also completed the LifeCare Pilates Training Course in 2007 and is certified in Dry Needle Acupuncture (Doug Cary).
Joan is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, and the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
Joan has been extensively involved in the teaching of postgraduate students since 1978, in Glasgow, London and here in Perth which has been home since 1984. For more than 10 years Joan has worked in Private Practice in the East Fremantle area, joining the LifeCare team in 2005.
In 2007, Joan completed her Pilates Training Qualification and has been teaching at LifeCare in Point Walter since then.
In her spare time, Joan likes to play golf