Joshua is a Psychologist and Trainer at STARTTS. He has several years’ experience working alongside refugee communities in Australia, beginning his career at STARTTS as a researcher before completing a Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney. He has experience working with refugee and asylum seekers with a range of presentations and working with vulnerable young people and their families in public mental health services. These roles involved working in multi-disciplinary teams and managing high-risk complex clients that required extensive advocacy.
Joshua has been a member of International research projects ranging from developing clinical assessment tools and guidelines for participatory action research to community and clinical program evaluations. He has experience as a University Psychology tutor and has delivered mental health training for teachers in Shan Stan Myanmar, an active conflict area. Joshua is passionate about the meaningful involvement of refugee and asylum seeker communities in the development of therapeutic and community interventions.