Joey Kang, Coach
Joey Kang is a Coach at Riser+Tread, currently in his final year in the Master’s in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Sport Psychology program at Boston University. He currently works with athletes from a variety of age groups to improve performance and wellbeing in relation to their sport. Joey has worked with youth athletes, NCAA DIII, and NCAA DI individuals.
Before joining Riser+Tread, Joey worked as an Intensive Case Manager at Eliot Community Human Services, delivering clinical and support services to underprivileged populations in the greater Boston area.
During his time in the field of Mental Health, Joey has developed a counseling style based around person centered and cognitive frameworks, as well as utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and mindfulness as pillars of his clinical approach. Joey believes in the power of acceptance and action driven by values, leading to pathways of greater vitality and individual thriving.
For fun, Joey loves to cheer on Boston's sports teams, play golf and hang out with friends or family.