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Joshua Wood, LPC

Mr. Wood joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). While working for NBC, he researched opportunities for MSNBC to expand its cable audience via the Internet, provided assessments of network and program performance and tracked major news events.

Joshua first worked on the Internet in 1997 for StorageTek's Customer Resource Center, an online community that provides clients with support. His previous positions provided him with experience in public relations, advertising and creative services. In addition to Expat Exchange, Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist at the Cambridge Professional Center in Morristown, NJ.

Joshua received his Master's Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BA from Syracuse.

Mr. Wood has provided insight into expatriate issues for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The International Business Times and other publications.

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In the News

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Some of Mr. Wood's Articles

Expat Survey: France Ranks Highest Among Expats

Surveys and reports conducted by Expat Exchange, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, indicate that expats in France are more satisfied with their expatriate experience than any other country in the world.

10 Best Countries for Expats

Expats around the world shared their opinions of what it's like to live overseas in our Best Places to Live 2020 Survey. Here are the 10 countries that came out on top. It's a must-read for anyone thinking about moving overseas or becoming a global nomad.

Expat Survey: Ecuador Highly Rated By Expats

Expats have loved living in Ecuador for a long time, and that trend continues according to expats who responded to our "Best Places to Live in 2020" survey. Read on to see how satisfied and read some quotes about what it's like to live there.

Expat Survey: Expats in Portugal Are Loving Life

Not surprisingly, expats in Portugal are very happy with the quality of the expat experience they enjoy on the Iberian Peninsula. Read on to see how satisfied and read some quotes about what it's like to live there.

You're Not Too Old To Live Abroad

Who doesn't want to get out there and see the world? So many of us put off the prospect of moving overseas until later in life, and that shouldn't keep you from considering retiring abroad.

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is the capital and largest city in Portugal, which is one of the most popular countries for expats in Europe. You'll find basic information to help you get acquainted with Lisbon and what it has to offer.

Now is the Time To Dream of Living Abroad

People all over the world dream of being an expat. Living in another country is an experience unlike any other, and now is definitely the time to explore what it would mean to take the plunge.

Healthcare in the Czech Republic

Important information about healthcare in Czech Republic, including health insurance requirements, quality of healthcare and more.

Are Expats Running Out of Supplies?

We surveyed expats and asked if they are running low on supplies abroad. The responses are varied and seem closely tied to the progression of the pandemic in each country.

Expats Report Experiences Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Expats are reporting their experiences abroad amid the coronavirus outbreak and, as always, demonstrating the inherent resilience that imbues the expat spirit.

Health Care in New York City

New York City is widely regarded as one of the best places in the world for specialized health care. Here are some important medical resources for expats living in New York City.

Healthcare in Boston

Expats in Boston have access to excellent healthcare and hospitals attached to the best medical schools in the world. As with other parts of the U.S., it's imperative to know your coverage before you access any kind of care or purchase prescription medication.

Healthcare in Washington, DC

Expats in Washington, D.C. have access to excellent healthcare. As with other parts of the United States, it's imperative to know your coverage before you access any kind of care or purchase prescription medication. Lists of D.C. hospitals and pharmacies included.

Healthcare in the US

Expats in the United States have to navigate one of the most expensive health systems in the world. However, when properly navigated, the quality of care is excellent when compared to the rest of the world.

Washington, D.C.

Anyone moving to Washington, D.C. is bound to have a lot of questions about what it's like to live in the capital of the United States. Cost of living, healthcare, transportation and much more is covered in this introductory article.

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Culture-Shock-in-Comitan,-CHIAPASAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Comitan, CHIAPAS, Mexico

An expat, who traveled to Mexico to take a 30 day course for teaching ESL, fell in love with Mexico, was offered a job and made the move.

An expat, who traveled to Mexico to take a 30 day course for teaching ESL, fell in love with Mexico, was offered a job and made the move. ...

Living-in-Ao-Nang-(Krabi)An Expat Discusses Living in Ao Nang (Krabi), Thailand

Can you move to Thailand without a job? Is it easy to work remotely? An expat in Ao Nang answer these questions and has a lot more advice about living in Thailand.

Can you move to Thailand without a job? Is it easy to work remotely? An expat in Ao Nang answer these questions and has a lot more advice about living in Thailand. ...

France-Ranks-Highest-Among-ExpatsExpat Survey: France Ranks Highest Among Expats

Surveys and reports conducted by Expat Exchange, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, indicate that expats in France are more satisfied with their expatriate experience than any other country in the world.

Surveys and reports conducted by Expat Exchange, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, indicate that expats in France are more satisfied with their expatriate experience than any other country in th...

10-Tips-for-Living-in-Panama10 Tips for Living in Panama

Expats, global nomads and retirees are drawn to Panama's ease of residency, low taxes (Panama does not tax on worldwide income), friendly Panamanians who always put family first, inexpensive healthcare and laid back lifestyle. Like any country, life in Panama does come with a few challenges. This articles covers all of these topics and more.

Expats, global nomads and retirees are drawn to Panama's ease of residency, low taxes (Panama does not tax on worldwide income), friendly Panamanians who always put family first, inexpensive healthcar...

10-Best-Countries-for-Expats10 Best Countries for Expats

Expats around the world shared their opinions of what it's like to live overseas in our Best Places to Live 2020 Survey. Here are the 10 countries that came out on top. It's a must-read for anyone thinking about moving overseas or becoming a global nomad.

Expats around the world shared their opinions of what it's like to live overseas in our Best Places to Live 2020 Survey. Here are the 10 countries that came out on top. It's a must-read for anyone t...

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