While working from a mindfulness-based cognitive theoretical orientation, Joseph incorporates a variety of techniques and interventions that reflect the teachings and disciplines from Eastern and Western Philosophies while meeting the individual wherever they are in the moment. Joseph utilizes his personal experiences and struggles to connect and build rapport with an empathetic approach.
He uses varied approaches and modalities which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Spirituality, 12-Step, Brain-spotting, Trauma Stage Processing, Experiential Therapy, and Music / Art Therapy. He helps individuals gain more control of their lives by managing their emotions and feelings while creating a safe and trusting environment for individuals to fully express themselves. Joseph’s intuition and sensitivity to emotions have helped shape his empathic understanding of others. He is very gentle with his approach, yet direct when his intuition informs him.
Areas of Interest:
* Addictions / Substance Abuse / 12-Step
* Trauma and PTSD (Physical, Emotional, Psychological, Sexual)
* Shame / Resiliency
* Anxiety or Fears
* Grief and Loss
* Relationship Issues
* Spirituality and Spiritual Exploration
* Sports Psychology (Performance Enhancement)
* Stress Management