Christen Joseph, LMSW
Treatments: Psychodynamic Therapy, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
About Christen Joseph, LMSW:
Christen (pronounced kris-tin) is a licensed therapist with 15 years of therapeutic, pedagogic, and anthropological experience. He creates a warm yet focused space to help clients navigate challenges and hone their unique abilities. This process aims to foster connections with a client’s highest self while nurturing their inner shadow. His approach honors each person’s experience, optimizes their sense of balance, and supports them to achieve their goals and find their purpose.
Christen specializes in issues connected to Anxiety, Depression, Intergenerational Trauma, Relationships, Parent-Child Integration Therapy, Low Self-esteem/ Body Image/ Self Love, Learning Disorders, Anger Management, and Substance Use/Harm Reduction.
Education & Experience:
Christen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work with minors in Anthropology and Business Management while serving as Student Body President of Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus.
As a dogged advocate for social equity, most of his work experiences center on serving marginalized communities, including BIPOC, LGBTQI, PTSD or Complex Trauma Survivors, Neurodiverse Populations, Sex Workers, Undocumented Immigrants, and Artists.
After completing graduate studies at Columbia University’s School of Social Work, he underwent advanced training in Post-Traumatic Growth Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Schema Therapy, Social and Emotional Learning, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
He’s worked and studied in Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Japan, South Korea, and New York City.
Schema Therapy Training Center of New York
Schema Therapy with Individual Certification
Schema Therapy with Couples Certification
Yale University – Center for Emotional Intelligence
Social-Emotional Learning Certification
Applied Behavior Analysis Certification
Outside of Christen’s fulfilling career, he enjoys a variety of activities like horseback riding, comedies, bicycle riding, poetry, nature, animals, travel, sports, music, history, technology, meditation, and practicing freedom through education and dance.