Josh Maldonado is currently a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor (LPMHC) who works for the Veteran’s Administration (VA) in Western NY. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and now resides in Rochester, NY. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NY, Licensed Professional Counselor in CT and a Nationally Certified Counselor. Josh works with an SMI population providing patient centered and recovery oriented services, including psychotherapy and intensive care coordination services. Previously, Josh worked for the VA as a responder on the Veteran’s Crisis Line, a therapist on a community mobile crisis team, a counselor/advisor in a higher education setting and as an outpatient therapist in a community mental health clinic. Josh is also the current Chapter President for the Mental Health Counselors of Greater Rochester, a regional chapter of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA) and a recipient of the 2014 Thomas W. Clawson award for service and advocacy.