Rev. Joanne Burns has been a licensed and ordained Unity minister since 2012.  She has over 25-years working in and serving various sized Unity churches from pastoral to corporate with a secondary specialty in Youth & Family Ministry and is now moving into being a Ministry Wellness Consultant for Unity Worldwide Ministries.

A peer and student of Rev. Gary Simmons, creator of the Q Effect Program, Joanne felt so moved by the power of the Q Effect she participated in the program four times before choosing to complete her Q Effect Coach certification in 2019.  The Q Effect Program is, in her words, “is a healing and empowering practice that has brought depth to my purpose and vision in life.”

Joanne is passionate about supporting and perfecting a world that works for everyone; honing a vision that not only brings greater meaning to living an authentic life but also a sense of purpose combining connection and community through spiritual practice, integral social justice and action, prayer and meditation, resulting in an experiential connection to one’s innate Divinity.

In addition to being a certified Q Effect Coach, she is a certified Healthy Congregations facilitator, a certified QPR Suicide Prevention facilitator and uses her studies in Nonviolent Communication, brain science and Transcendental Meditation to gain insight and connection with self and others.  In addition, she is a member of The Association for Global New Thought.  She has been married to her husband Rob for over 20 hears and they enjoy a collection of four-footed animal companions where they live in beautiful New Mexico.

An inspired and moving speaker, Rev. Jo can facilitate your next class, workshop or board training, plus retreats and ministerial services. She is also available for one-on-one personal sessions, via phone, email, text or Skype.

In addition to offering The Q Process, Rev. Joanne Burns provides the following services to support ministries:

Healthy Congregations
Board & Leadership Training
Inspired Leadership & Visioning
Administration Support & Systems
Thriving Ministries
Family Systems In Ministries
Mindfulness & Meditation
Youth & Family Ministries Support Services
QPR Suicide Prevention Training