Meet the FSAP Staff - Joan Bellsey

Joan Bellsey
Assistant Coordinator

Joan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addictions Counselor. She joined the FSAP staff in January, 2000. Prior to coming to UMCP, Joan was the Senior EAP Counselor for the US Postal Service Headquarters. She has been in the field since 1990, providing EAP services to Housing and Urban Development, the Security and Exchange Commission, the Pentagon, and the Office of Patent and Trademark. Joan received her Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1991. She has worked as a clinical social worker for the Washington Home and Hospice and has provided substance abuse supervision for the Whitman Walker Clinic. Joan has a private practice in MD and DC.

"I love the idea of providing counseling to employees and their families in a University setting. There are so many opportunities to help people cope with change in this dynamic environment. I am excited to be part of this university, using my clinical skills to help the faculty and staff ".