A bit more background about Josh...
Josh has previously worked at the Child Behaviour Research Clinic at the University of Sydney where he worked as a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Project Manager. He has also worked at a paediatric developmental health organisation and in a public hospital. He has links with local (and some not local) GPs, psychiatrists, speech therapists (and other allied health professionals) and many school counsellors. Josh is a Psychology Board of Australia approved clinical psychologist and is approved as a supervisor of other psychologists. He has specific training in cognitive-behavioural therapy and attachment focused behavioural family intervention. He has been trained to deliver cognitive-behavioural therapy for child, adolescent and adult populations. Josh conducts educational assessments in children where required.
Josh holds a Bachelor of Science (hons class 1), Master of Clinical Psychology, and PhD in clinical psychology. He is a Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University School of Psychology. He has been a lecturer at UNSW teaching about clinical psychology and theories of mental health and psychopathology. He has developed online learning materials (i.e. lectures) for the school of psychology at UNSW. He also held a post-doc position at UNSW for a year. He has published peer reviewed research on adult anxiety (specifically obsessive-compulsive disorder), child behaviour and emotion problems, and human learning. He has spoken at national and international conferences on the topics of obsessive-compulsive disorder and the treatment of child emotion and behaviour problems.
Josh is passionate about delivering evidence-based interventions for mental health problems affecting individuals across the life span.
He uses cognitive-behavioural therapy, behaviour change therapy, exposure therapy, family systems therapy and mindfulness based cognitive therapy in his practice.
Josh regularly practices meditation where appropriate recommends it as a strategy to help individuals manage problematic stress, anxiety and depression.
Josh has been living in Sydney his whole life, he is married with two children. He loves the beach and running long distances.
B.Sci(Psych)Hons first class; M.Psych(Clinical) Hons; PhD (Psychology) - all attained at University of New South Wales (Australia)