Joel is the Chief Learning Advisor and member of the Executive Team for Managing Results, LLC. Since joining the MR Team in 1995, Joel has facilitated decision-making and change management initiatives around organizational structure and culture, strategic direction, network and lines of business mapping and growth strategies.
Joel is also a private practitioner as a Psychotherapist specializing in relationship therapy, treatment of mood disorders and cardiac health. He is the co-founder of Hearts and Minds, a Center for Prevention and Reversal of Heart Disease at the Heart Hospital of Austin. Joel provides psychosocial diagnostic protocols to the EW-1 Executive Health program at the Heart Hospital of Austin under the auspices of Hearts and Minds and implements an integrative cardiac medicine practice using evidence-based treatment protocols for the prevention and treatment of heart disease.
Joel is involved with the Bridge Project Advisory Task Force, a collaborative initiative between Austin Child Guidance Center and The University of Texas School of Social Work to develop a Center for Excellence for the evidenced-based treatment of child psychiatric disorders; the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Fitness, tasked to facilitate Austin becoming the fittest city in the nation by 2010; and is the Vice President for Strategic Planning for the Board of Directors of AIDS Services of Austin.
Joel holds a MSW-Health and an MPH from Tulane University.