Dr. Joël Núñez is a New Jersey state licensed clinical psychologist. In 1996, he earned a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Psychology from Drew University in Madison, NJ. He earned a full scholarship to study psychology at Penn State University in University Park, PA. As a graduate student, he was awarded the prestigious Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans on the basis of scholarly merit, academic promise, and potential to contribute to public life in America. Dr. Núñez graduated in 2003 with a Ph.D. in Psychology. He completed his pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/UMDNJ in Piscataway, NJ. Following internship, he worked as a bilingual clinical psychologist at an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Secaucus, NJ, earning his license to practice psychology in 2006. Thereafter, Dr. Núñez worked as a consultant psychologist at a residential facility in Totowa, NJ, where he treated adolescents and adults living with developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental illness, and other life challenges. He also provided clinical supervision for psychologists-in-training at an inpatient psychiatric hospital. Most recently, Dr. Núñez has opened a private practice in Bayonne, NJ where he treats individuals, couples, and families facing various challenges in living. Finally, Dr. Núñez serves as an elder at the Cityline Church of Jersey City where he teaches and provides professional pastoral counseling. He, his wife, and three children live in Northern New Jersey.
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