In 2007, Joseph graduated from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Geography. After a car accident, Joseph received acupuncture and upon his results, decided to pursue a career in Chinese medicine. In 2013, Joseph graduated from South Baylo University, CA with a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine. After completing school, he moved back to New Jersey and received his certification from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). The scope of practice the license covers is the ability to practice acupuncture, massage, herbal medicine, cupping, and stretching.
In order to nurture his compassion and empathy, Joseph has incorporated retreats into his life. In 2015 and 2017, he lived at Blue Cliff Monastery, NY for six months and in 2016 he walked 800 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington.
Joseph was born and raised in Teaneck, NJ. He enjoys the outdoors, practicing martial arts, and continuing his learning of the human body.