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.
Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.
In the News
The New York Times: Not Happy With the Candidates? Try Out a New Country
The Wall Street Journal: What to Expect When You’re Expecting in Abu Dhabi…or Zambia
The International Business Times: 4th Of July As Celebrated By Expats: Independence Day For Independent Americans
Some of Mr. Wood's Articles
Expats in Ecuador: Pros and Cons of Living in Ecuador
Expats in Ecuador share some of the pros and cons of living in Ecuador. Topics covered include where to live, the bureaucracy, the people and more. Expats in Ecuador seem to all agree that you'll have to come down and explore the country to find the perfect place for you!
Expats in Portugal: Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal
Expats in Portugal discuss the pros and cons of living in Portugal. Topics covered include where to live, the bureaucracy, the people and more. Expats in Portugal seem to all agree that their little piece of paradise is still in many ways a hidden gem.
Expats in Colombia: Pros and Cons of Living in Colombia
Expats in Colombia discuss the pros and cons of living in Colombia. From the Colombian people to driving to taxes and more. As challenging as it can be, expats in Colombia clearly find that there is a lot to love about a country that is a surprising expat hot spot.
5 Best Places to Live in Spain
Expats in Spain have a lot of opinions as to the best places to live in Spain. It all comes down to preferences, resources and where you are in life. Here's a good start in your research for deciding where to live in Spain as an expat!
Moving to Uruguay: 7 Things to Know Before Moving to Uruguay
Expats who move to Uruguay offer a lot of advice about moving there. There are several aspects of living in Uruguay that need to be taken into consideration: health care, cost of living, transportation and types of housing are just a few of the areas to investigate. Going to Uruguay to visit first is critical!
Moving to Jamaica: 8 Things to Know Before Moving to Jamaica
Expats move to Jamaica for a variety of reasons. Some go for work, while others want to retire there or live an island lifestyle. Moving to Jamaica requires thorough research and a recognition that island life is can be quite different than one might expect.
Moving to Costa Rica: 8 Things to Know Before Moving to Costa Rica
Moving to Costa Rica has become more popular among expats. Making this choice requires a lot of research to ensure the expat experience you hope for will be realized. Expats that live there stress that it should start with a trip there before any major decisions are made.
10 Tips for Living in Bulgaria
Expats living in Bulgaria can have all kinds of experiences while living abroad there. The capital city of Sofia offers a much different experience compared to what expats will experience in a Bulgarian village. These tips will help you understand what it means to live as an expat in Bulgaria.
10 Best Places to Live in Ireland
Expats in Ireland have a lot of options when they consider where they would like to live on the Emerald Isle. From great cities like Dublin and Galway, to more rustic areas such as Killarney, this is a good start for expats looking to explore where they will be happiest in Ireland.
How an Expat Retiree Fought to Stay in Ireland
Expat retirees David and Maura Woods were given 7 days notice to leave Ireland. David shares his story, why they were asked to leave, and how they found a way to stay in the adoptive land they love.
5 Tips For Living in Jakarta, Indonesia
Expats in Jakarta, Indonesia offer some great advice on what it's like to live in the capital of this island nation. From choosing a house to a stark warning for husbands and wives alike, this is a great place to start when considering a move to Jakarta.