Joshua E. Turchan

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Joshua E. Turchan, Ph.D., LP, ABPP

Joshua is originally from the Metro-Detroit area. He has been working at MSU CAPS since 2016 and is the Assistant Director of Training and Research. He is the Training Director for CAPS and it’s APA-accredited internship in Health Service Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and several other professional associations. In his free time, Joshua enjoys reading about psychology and psychotherapy, spending time with family and friends, and playing disc golf.


  • Eastern Michigan University, B.S., Psychology
  • University of Detroit-Mercy, M.A., Clinical Psychology
  • Auburn University, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology


  • Licensed Psychologist, Michigan
  • Credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Josh's professional interests include:

  • Training & Supervision
  • Relational & Interpersonal Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Complex, developmental, and relational trauma
  • Problems related to family-of-origin relationships
  • First-generation, low-income, working-class, and non-traditional college students
  • Interpersonal problems and personality problems/disorders
  • Social Justice and multiculturalism
  • The psychotherapy relationship and psychotherapy processes
  • Psychotherapy process and outcome assessment
  • Psychological assessment