Joshua Cole is an inspirational, visionary leader with an unique blend of entrepreneurial skills and business acumen. He has spent most of his adult life in the educational and social care sectors, has a First-Class Honours Degree from Sheffield Hallam University, and is a Registered Social Worker.
Joshua directly employs more than 25 staff across his various enterprises, and is skilled at managing and controlling multidisciplinary teams. Some of the staff operate remotely from Ireland, Spain, India, Serbia, Pakistan and the USA.
Joshua is a fully qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor, and still practices in the Mental Health Sector. A Master Practitioner in eating disorders, he is also certificated in the treatment and diagnosis of Dissociative Disorders.
An inveterate self improver, Joshua is committed to excellence in all his ventures, and actively promotes change within the mental health profession. He is also passionate about, and has been instrumental in, contributing to the further education of fellow professionals. Joshua is a qualified Assessor, IQA and EQA.
Never content to stand still, ,Joshua has recently become a Qualified Paralegal (University of Western England), and has also achieved a BTEC Level 7 (Masters level) Advanced Professional Certificate in Investigative Practice with Bond Solon in London.
This, and the other advanced professional qualifications he is presently studying for, will ensure that Focus Awards and his other business interests continue to operate with absolute transparency, remain compliant with all applicable legislation, and consistently demonstrate best commercial practice.