Josh is the Primary Therapist with Alsana’s Santa Barbara team. He has the honor of collaborating with a talented and creative group of therapists to develop innovative and evidence-informed approaches to eating disorder treatment.
Josh has received two Masters degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary, an M.S. in Marital and Family Therapy, and a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Recovery Ministry. Josh has been in the professional field of psychotherapy since 2015.
Josh has a wide range of experience, having worked as an in-home therapist, a school-based therapist, as well as an outpatient therapist. Josh has worked with individuals and families from all walks of life.
When he is not at the office, Josh spends a lot of time with his partner Angel and their two children-Emerson, who is three, and Juniper who is one. Josh is an avid coffee-guy and will often be seen with a diner mug of coffee in his hand. He is curious about spirituality, nature, and sports; he spends time reading and listening to podcasts about these subjects.
Gastonia, NC is Josh’s birthplace and where he grew up. He now loves the West Coast and one of his favorite activities is to watch the sun set over the epic California landscapes.