As a certified cognitive therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns and negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
Joseph is a Board Certified Clinical Licensed Mental Health Counselor and an Associate Fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute. Joseph is also fully certified and credentialed as a Cognitive Therapist, as he is a Diplomate within the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, one of only two officially certifying organizations for Cognitive Therapists in the USA.
Joseph attended graduate school at Fordham University in NYC. Beyond his graduate training in CBT, Joseph has special expertise in Rational Emotive Behavioral therapy (REBT), a powerful and traditional form of cognitive therapy. His experience and training in this seminal type of CBT was gained at The Albert Ellis Institute in New York City , the original home of REBT and a founding home for the development for CBT. Joseph went onto receive advanced training and experience in other types of CBT by working at, The New York Cognitive Therapy and Wellness Center, Suffolk Cognitive Behavioral, PLLC and Cognitive Therapy of Staten Island, PLLC. There he practiced as a cognitive therapist treating anxiety, mood, and other disorders along with a wide range the co-occuring complexities often seen in outpatient therapy. Joseph also has teaching experience as he was an adjunct professor in the Psychology Department of St. Francis College in Brooklyn NY.