Dr. Joseph Pumilia received his Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1990, and completed his internship at the Brattleboro Family Institute. In over 30 years, Dr. Pumilia has worked with homeless youth, in school settings, in a community mental health center and in private group practices. He is currently working full time in private practice. He has taught in the masters program at Antioch New England, consulted to local businesses and schools, presented at national conferences and supervised both students and professionals. While originally focusing on working with children and families, Dr. Pumilia now specializes in couples therapy and individual therapy with men. He has a background in systemic therapies, social constructivism and narrative therapy and his current interest is in integrating these theories with ideas from mindfulness based cognitive therapy.