Articles, podcasts, research and videos from the Joon team and guest contributors about youth and young adult mental health.
Co-Founder & Chief Clinical Officer
Amy Mezulis, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her BA from Harvard University and her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from University of Wisconsin – Madison. Dr. Mezulis provides services to older children, adolescents and adults utilizing an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral approach that includes mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments.
Anna is a full-stack engineer who received her BS in Computer Science at University of Wisconsin - Madison. Following college, Anna worked as an engineer at Amazon for almost 2 years. In her free time she finds joy in trying anything new, staying active outside, playing music, baking, and building meaningful connection.
Chris leads marketing and growth at Joon Care. He is spearheading expansion to new states to make Joon's services available to teens and young adults nation wide. Outside of Joon, Chris loves playing guitar, volleyball, and being outdoors.
Jessica Carlile, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Director of Clinical Care at Joon, specializing in trauma, health and rehabilitation psychology, and telepsychology. She provides evidence-based therapy to adolescents and adults, approaching clinical work primarily from a cognitive behavioral and systems-based orientation.
Co-Founder & Board Member
Josh Herst is a baseball dad, outdoor enthusiast, history reader, science believer, and social entrepreneur. Josh has over 20 years of business and product leadership experience at Microsoft, Expedia and multiple startups including as the founding CEO of Walk Score and Joon Care.
VP of Clinical Services
Katey Nicolai, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. Dr. Nicolai provides services to adolescents and adults using evidence-based treatment rooted in cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapies, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, interpersonal therapy, and family systems.
Joon Clinical Content Manager
Lauren Hammond, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. Dr. Hammond provides services to adolescents and adults using evidence-based treatments from a cognitive-behavioral framework, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Prolonged Exposure. Dr. Hammond has specialized training in treating mood and anxiety disorder, trauma and PTSD, personality disorders, and self-harm and suicidality.
Michelle Kuhn, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her BA from The George Washington University and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. Dr. Kuhn provides services to children, adolescents, and their families, utilizing evidence-based behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches.
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