As Executive Director, Josey Tynes oversees clinical and administrative operations for Caron Renaissance and Caron Ocean Drive, providing support and supervision to both clinical and operational staff and building relationships with clients, families, and referents.
Prior to taking on the role of Executive Director, Josey was the Clinical Director for Caron Ocean Drive. She provided clinical leadership to ensure that the services provided to clients and families adhered to Ocean Drive’s high standard of excellence. Her systems-based perspective embodies the Caron philosophy that "the patient is the family, and the family is the patient." Through her supervision of clinical staff, she fostered treatment specifically designed to address each client’s and family’s needs.
She joined Caron Renaissance in 2014 as a primary therapist and came to Caron Ocean Drive in 2018 also as a primary therapist. Prior to her work at Caron, she was the lead therapist at a treatment facility in South Florida, responsible for overseeing all clinical services as well as writing all clinical programming for patients with co-occurring disorders receiving residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment. As lead therapist, she expanded services and introduced holistic services to the therapeutic milieu.
Josey earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a master’s in healthcare leadership from Brown University. In addition to her international gambler counselor certification, she is certified to treat compulsive shopping, stealing, spending, and hoarding.