Josh Grashin is a Licensed Professional Counselor who focuses on relationship issues, career counseling, anxiety and men’s issues. He has a particular interest in helping emerging adults in their 20’s who are motivated to carve out their niche in the world. Due to Josh’s real world experiences, he is particularly adept at empathizing with people going through life changes or individuals who may be struggling and can’t quite figure out why.
Josh likes to take different approaches depending on the individual who comes in - he recognizes that no two people are alike, and some may people may seek an intellectual, existential approach while others may need a more directive approach. To that end, no two clients will receive the same treatment, and Josh utilizes a mix of person-centered, cognitive behavioral, existential and sometimes solution-oriented counseling. Josh also has a unique understanding of the barriers people face in seeking help and strives to create a welcoming, non-judgmental space to process one’s experiences.
Josh left a successful marketing career to follow his passion and become a therapist and he brings that life experience into each and every session. As a result, Josh understands the challenges of jobs in corporate America and can bring that perspective in session. Josh also has a unique understanding of the barriers people face in seeking help and strives to create a welcoming, non-judgmental space to process one’s experiences.
Josh’s first priority is ensuring that clients, no matter their presenting concern, feels welcome and supported. Josh has worked hard to create a safe and inviting office space though also offers video conferencing for those who are not able to make it to the physical space.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
Years of Experience: 3 years
Navigation Counseling, Owner/Licensed Professional Counselor, 2020 - Present
The Ohio State University, Career Counselor , 2019 - 2020
Bold Penguin, Digital Marketing Specialist, 2017 - 2018
Adept Marketing, Digital Marketing Manager, 2016 - 2017
PM Digital, Director of Digital Marketing, 2010 - 2016
The Ohio State University, M.A. Counseling, 2020
Brandeis University , B.A. Psychology , 2006