JOSH JONAS, LCSW-R
Psychotherapist/Men’s Mental Health Expert
The Village Institute for Psychotherapy
Josh Jonas is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in men’s mental health, couples therapy and chronic pain. Josh is the Co-owner and Clinical Director of The Village Institute for Psychotherapy in Manhattan, NY. His work focuses on mental health, addiction, trauma and chronic pain as they relate to today’s modern men. Josh began his professional work with trauma and addiction at The Phoenix House in Queens, NY, where he worked with patients to deal with drug and alcohol addiction head-on before joining The Village Institute in 2011 as a psychotherapist. Today he works extensively with male and female patients to impact their lives both physically and mentally with proven psychotherapy-based solutions while continuing to prove the impact of mental stressors on physical ailments. Additionally, his courses, “The Therapeutic Search for Meaning” and “The Art of Fulfillment”, have been requirements as part of The Village Institute’s doctoral internship. Having been trained in Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Josh is also passionate about his work in couples therapy and is a sought after relationship expert that speaks directly to the relationship needs and concerns of the men he treats and their partners – providing them with structure and guidance based on their root problems – making him a committed resource for many couples in need. His writings have been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post and Quartz Magazine, and he is also co-creator and host of the podcast “Session Lessons”; a platform whose mission is to show how powerful and effective therapy can be while helping men specifically embrace and grow the positive aspects of their masculinity. Josh has a BFA from Boston University and his MSW from Fordham University.