Prior to beginning his career in the field of psychology in Augusta, GA, Joseph Frey attended Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he earned his doctorate in clinical psychology. As a licensed psychologist with his own practice in Augusta, GA, Joseph Frey also serves as a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Founded in 1892, the American Psychological Association is the largest professional group of psychologists in the country with more than 117,000 members. Created to advance the knowledge and work of the psychological community, the APA promotes research in the field while also improving the requirements and qualifications for practicing psychologists.
The American Psychological Association includes a number of research programs and special issue materials to help psychologists stay abreast of advancements in the field, including the Psychology of Violence: Theories of Violence publication. This special issue discusses steps that need to be taken to help understand and deal with interpersonal violence in our society. The publication includes topics like Understanding the Challenge of Reducing Interpersonal Violence and Who Will Help Prevent Sexual Violence: Creating an Ecological Model of Bystander Intervention.