Josie’s greatest joy is helping individuals tap into their limitless potential. After doing this for a decade as a teacher and school leader, Josie courageously transitioned to serve as a therapist and social worker, activating individuals’ potential through healing. 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.
As a therapist, Josie works from the perspective that you are the expert on your life, she’s just your co-pilot on the journey. Whether your goal is to improve your interpersonal relationships, gain insight and awareness, or develop tools to feel in control of your life, Josie is dedicated to strengthening your emotional well-being on your terms (Note: At this time, Josie is unavailable for therapy services. You are welcome to join the waitlist). Outside of that role, she speaks and leads workshops centered around wellness and emotional health.
Josie earned a bachelor's degree from Columbia University, a master's degree in education from Hunter College, and is completing a master's degree in clinical social work from Columbia University. She is also a trainee in family and couples therapy at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
She is a native New Yorker and proud Black Dominican-American woman, a die-hard Golden Girls fan, and deeply committed to continuing to manifest her ancestors' wildest dreams.