Joseph Mong is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at The University of Akron, with a minor in Sociology. From there, he went on to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he earned his Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
While in Athens, Joseph worked in an internship for an outpatient program for substance abuse utilizing medication assisted treatment (MAT) and a comprehensive opioid addiction treatment program for pregnant women. When working in Lancaster, Ohio for one year, Joseph provided mental health services to children and adults through individual, group, and school-based counseling. Joseph co-facilitated a court ordered aggression management program for domestic violence and assault related charges in order to decrease the likelihood of reoffense. In Columbus, Ohio, Joseph worked in a residential treatment center for teens, and focused on stabilizing and ensuring youth could effectively cope to remain safe in the community to step down to outpatient services. In this role, Joseph provided individual, group, and family based counseling services to aid youth and families to better understand and manage mental health symptoms.
Joseph's professional interests and experiences include anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, anger management, substance abuse, LGBTQ+ concerns, trauma, stress, psychosis, and life transitions. Joseph has experience providing mental health services in individual, group, and family settings. Joseph uses an eclectic style of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and a strengths-based approach in order to best meet his clients’ needs. Joseph fosters a warm, safe, and supportive environment for each client.
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