Joy Hottenstein, Psy.D.

Staff Psychologist

Joy Hottenstein is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Cook Counseling Center. Her training and clinical experience has focused on working with young adults, mostly in university settings. She enjoys working with a diverse group of students through individual and group therapy, as well as outreach and consultation.   

Her professional interests include working with shame dynamics, depression, gender specific issues and identity, first generation college students, family of origin concerns, religion/spirituality, and grief/loss. Additionally, she has a particular interest in the use of self-compassion and mindfulness in the enhancement of emotional wellbeing.

Joy’s theoretical orientation is interpersonal process within a Feminist theory framework that considers power and privilege dynamics across diverse identities. However, she borrows from other theoretical orientations when working with students in a brief therapy model.

Joy holds a Psy.D. in clinical psychology from George Fox University.

Joy Hottenstein