Joshua Tan

joshua tan counsellor

Joshua Tan, RP, RCC

BA (Philosophy and Religious Studies), MA (Philosophy of Religion), MA Student in Counselling Psychology
Practicum Intern

Accepting New Clients

Joshua Tan is a student intern currently enrolled with Yorkville University’s Counselling Psychology program. His previous education in philosophy and religious studies have fostered a strong background in critical thinking and spirituality. This background has gradually complemented Joshua’s work experience with a variety of vulnerable demographics, and brought a practical and compassionate approach towards client needs that is mindful of their potential, strengths, and long-term goals.

Having worked with those with intellectual disabilities, at-risk youth, individuals experiencing homelessness, and addictions, Joshua aims to meet clients at their level of thinking and feeling by creating a safe and trusting atmosphere through a strong therapeutic relationship that is founded on the client’s beliefs and values.

Joshua completed an M.A. in the Philosophy of Religion from Dominican University College and a B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies from York University. He has recently joined the Whitestone Clinic as a practicum student in January 2022, where he hopes to gain valuable experience with a skillfully diverse and empathetic team that is focused on client care.

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