Building on a clinical career in mental health care, Joe continues to challenge conventional practice and assumptions through writing, speaking and engaging. His special interests are in the social and emotional environment, and he is a founder member of the charity Design In Mental Health Network.
He promotes networking as a means of collaboration for positive change. After an extensive career in clinical work he remains involved in teaching, consultancy and social enterprise. He is a frequent presenter at various events where he challenges audiences to set aside preconceptions and adopt new styles of partnership for innovation.