For the last 10 years, Josh has been helping to address the mental health needs of Metro Detroiters.
From 2012-2018 Josh served in multiple capacities at Development Centers, a Detroit-based community mental health agency. He gleaned extensive experience in case management, psychiatric hospitalizations, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), community outreach, dual diagnosis, integrated care and therapy. During this time, he completed his Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Wayne State University, focusing on family systems. He has also been a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in the state of Michigan since 2018.
Between 2018 and 2020 Josh split his time as a therapist between private practice and Corktown Health Center, Michigan's first LGBTQ medical home, where he worked with a diverse set of clients, many of whom identify as LGBTQ or are living with HIV. Since the fall of 2020, Josh has been in the private practice sector full-time serving as a therapist and clinical director of the practice he started in 2019. He has presented at local and national conferences on trauma, LGBTQ identity, reconciling faith and sexuality, mixed-orientation marriages and on HIV/STI's. He has taught a spin class for the last 5 years and is an outdoor enthusiast.
Josh was inducted into the Oakland County 40 Under 40 class of 2023.
His primary focus areas include: LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS, Polyamory or Nonmonogamy, Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, Mixed-orientation relationships or marriages, trauma & substance abuse.
Read more about him on his Psychology Today Profile.