Joshua Rooks, Ph.D.
Dr. Joshua Rooks, Ph.D., of Thriving Center of Psychology, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist that received his doctoral training from the University of Miami (UM) and postdoctoral specialization in neuropsychology at UM, Miller School of Medicine. As a therapist, he draws from evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), in the treatment of a variety of emotional, health/medical, family/relational, and occupation-related concerns. His approach to treatment is grounded in authenticity, collaboration, and the creation of a safe and welcoming space from which to assist each client in reaching their individual goals.
Dr. Rooks is also a published researcher on the benefits of mindfulness practices among those enduring prolonged periods of high demand and stress, and he has received advanced training as a mindfulness instructor. Inspired by his background as a former Division I football player, he is additionally passionate about integrating his clinical and research experiences in helping others optimize their performance in both their personal and professional lives. Dr. Rooks welcomes new and existing patients to Thriving Mind Psychology. Call the office or use the online scheduler to book your appointment today.