Works with ages: 14 and older Professional Highlights: Josh received a Bachelors in Psychology from UVU, where he now teaches as an Adjunct Psychology Instructor. He is currently completing his PhD in Counseling Psychology through BYU. Josh’s dissertation focuses on the link between mental and physical health by exploring whether individual psychotherapy prolongs life in medical patients with terminal diseases. Josh has experience working with individuals with a variety of mental health concerns, from multiple cultural, gender, sexual, and spiritual/religious backgrounds through his work at BYU’s University Counseling Center.
Specialties: Josh works with adults and adolescents. His therapy style is rooted in Adlerian Psychotherapy, and integrates principles from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Humanistic and Relational Philosophy. Josh specializes in both individual and group therapy with an emphasis on building social connections. He is open to working with many types of patients. He has a special interest in helping people who have experienced sexual trauma or who struggle with body image concerns and disordered eating. Josh places great value on building strong relationships of trust and care with each of his patients. His therapy centers around encouraging patients to fully engage in life and relationships in ways that are meaningful to them.