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Joshua Jones

Joshua Jones, MSW

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Joshua Jones has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree and a Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) Certificate from the University of Georgia. He has also completed training as an RYT-certified yoga teacher. Prior to receiving his MSW, he worked in the yoga, entertainment, and aviation industries. Having worked in these industries, he understands the complexities that arise from them on a personal level, and loves working with creatives (actors, musicians, artists, etc.) and aviation professionals (flight attendants, pilots, etc.), in addition to his other clients. His approach to therapy is heavily influenced by his various backgrounds, especially yoga, tending to approach issues from a holistic, mind-body-spirit integration.

His theoretical orientation requires that he bring his genuine, authentic self to the therapy room with you. This often means utilizing humor, creativity, and warmth. Josh believes that the key to success in therapy is in the relationship with his clients. Similar to his past, he is what some might call an “eclectic” therapist. Rather than prescribing to a one-size-fits-all approach, he pulls from multiple modalities and orientations, and then tailors those for each individual client. His orientation is rooted in Humanistic Theory, Queer Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, and Systems Theory, and he leans heavily into utilizing Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.

He enjoys working with people from all walks of life, but specializes in working with those who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. He specializes in individual therapy and couples therapy, and has experience working with issues related to grief/loss, LGBTQ+ identity, relationship conflicts, relationship communication, anxiety, depression, trauma, self-identity, self-esteem, life transitions, and substance use. His goal is to compassionately assist individuals and couples on their journeys toward authenticity, self-awareness, and empowerment through a relational, mindfulness-based approach that embraces diverse identities/experiences and fosters resilience and holistic well-being. He is currently being supervised by Erika Pluhar, PhD, EdS, LMFT, LPC, CST-S at WholeHeart and Seri Gohde, LCSW.

            In his spare time, Josh loves to spend time in nature, see live theatre and music, go to CrossFit and yoga, play Pokémon, travel with his partner, and cuddle with his kitties. If you feel that he might be a good fit for you or have any questions about the process, feel free to reach out for a complimentary phone consultation.

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