Joshua holds a graduate degree in Psychology, completed CACREP post-graduate work in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and is currently completing his dissertation for a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership. Joshua in a veteran of the United States Army, and began clinical work with adolescents and their families, but has maintained a focus primarily working with men and women struggling with addiction. He speaks publicly on issues ranging from the collateral consequences of criminal sentencing to the nature of addiction in families and communities.
He serves as a guest speaker for MADD Virginia and Washington, D.C., Loudoun Community Corrections. He serves on the Board of Directors for O.A.R. Northern Virginia, and is a past member of the Boards of Directors for Dandelion Meadow and for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) Northern Virginia.