About Dr. Joshua Feder
Dr. Joshua Feder is a child and family psychiatrist with an active clinical practice in Solana Beach, seeing infants through adults and their families to address neuropsychiatric challenges. Dr. Feder is Editor in Chief of the Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, a continuing education publication founded on transparency. He serves on the Trauma and Disaster Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), consults in regions impacted by armed conflict as a Senior Expert for the Early Years International Network for Peacebuilding with Young Children, and works with volunteer clinicians providing international training in developmental approaches to trauma in a pay-it-forward effort called Resilience Through Relationships.
Dr. Feder is an Adjunct Professor at Fielding Graduate University School of Leadership Studies PhD Program in Infant and Early Childhood Development, developing a research incubator students and faculty, and a voluntary professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD School of Medicine supporting research on blended developmental-behavioral interventions for young children with challenges in social communication and social skills for people in transition to adulthood. Dr. Feder serves as Medical Director at SymPlay, LLC developing interactive technology and distance learning systems to support relationship-based interventions as well as providing guidance for other technology companies in areas related to autism and social communication.
Dr. Feder works at local, state and national levels advocating for patient choice in Evidence Based Practicein legislative and forensic settings. He helped write the first AACAP Practice Parameter for Assessment and Treatment of Autism and Related Disorders, and currently serves on the Policy Workgroup of the AACAP Autism and Intellectual Disabilities Committee. Dr. Feder Co-Chaired the State of California South Counties Autism and Related Disorders Task Force and testifies in clinical and policy related at the state and local levels. Dr. Feder is known as an engaging speaker and teacher in classes and conferences. Many of his lectures can be found online on his website www.joshuafedermd.com/circlestretch.