Joseph Zimakas

Joseph Zimakas

Staff Associate,
Student Support Services

Areas of Specialization & Professional Interests
Joseph is a staff associate in Student Support Services, who focuses on working with residential communities on campus and helps them find the best balance between academic, social, and personal needs. He has an extensive history of treating mental health issues and substance abuse, with special concentration in suicide and self-harm prevention. Joseph takes a solution-focused approach in trying to help students identify their own life goals and achieve them through the means that best suits the individual.

Education
Boston College, MSW in Clinical Social Work
Fairfield University, BA in Psychology

Personal
Joe is an avid cook, skier, and proponent of all things Boston and New England. 

Contact:
Email: jzimakas@mit.edu
Phone: 617-258-2213