Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology — Biola University
B.A. in Psychology — University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Dr. Joshua Wolff specializes in psychological and neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents and young adults. Prior to working at The Family Institute, he completed a specialized pre-doctoral internship and two additional years of postdoctoral fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where he worked with children who had complex medical and psychiatric conditions. Dr. Wolff is also interested in working with LGBTQ+ individuals, and is actively involved with various school safety initiatives and advocacy efforts.
Dr. Wolff is a member of the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) and the American Psychological Association (APA), where he serves as a Federal Education Advocacy Coordinator.
Dr. Wolff has published more than a dozen articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. His publications focus on creating better public health initiatives for marginalized youth as well as family-centered pediatric care models in medical settings. Some of his publications include:
Wolff, J., Stueland Kay, T., Himes, H. L., & Alquijay, J. (2017). Transgender and gender non-conforming student experiences in Christian higher education: A Qualitative Exploration. Christian Higher Education, 16(5), 1–20. dx.doi.org/10.1080/15363759.2017.1310065
Wolff, J., Allen, K. D., Himes, H. L., Fish, A. E., & Losardo, J. R. (2014). A retrospective examination of completed GLBTQ youth suicides in the United States: What can be learned from written online media? Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 18(1), 3-30. doi.org/10.1080/19359705.2013.827607
Wolff, J., Pak, J., Meeske, K., Worden, J.W., & Katz, E.R. (2010). Challenges and coping styles of fathers as primary medical caretakers: A multicultural qualitative study. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28, 202-217. dx.doi.org/10.1080/07347330903516902