Josie was born to help individuals live their lives on their own terms. After serving as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal for ten years, Josie courageously transitioned to serve as a therapist and social worker, using healing to empower others to live out their purpose. Passionate about wellness and with a deep belief in an integrative approach to healing, Josie completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training from Laughing Lotus in NYC and is certified in trauma-informed yoga through Exhale to Inhale. Josie splits her time between serving individuals and couples as a therapist, speaking at organizations on all things wellness, and leading the Healing Strategy.
Josie earned a bachelor's degree from Columbia University, a master's degree in education from Hunter College, and graduated with distinction from Columbia University's School of Social Work. Josie was an early participant of Business Essentials at Harvard Business School as well as a participant of the Design Studio at Columbia Business School. She is also a trainee in family and couples therapy at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
Josie is a native New Yorker, a proud Black Dominican-American woman, a die-hard Golden Girls fan, and deeply committed to continuing to manifest her ancestors' wildest dreams.