A psychiatrist with a private practice headquartered in San Francisco, California, Josh Gibson, MD, draws on over a decade of experience in evaluating and treating patients with a diverse range of mental health issues. In his leisure time, Josh Gibson, MD, enjoys fiction writing, music and the Golden State Warriors. The portrayal of psychiatry in the arts is another interest of his, including television shows, movies and theater.
Next To Normal, a contemporary musical with music by Tom Kitt and writing by Brian Yorkey, offers an emotional and compelling look at dealing with mental health issues in one's own family. The story focuses on a typical suburban family with two teenagers, a boy and a girl, and the effect of the mother's 16-year battle with bipolar disorder.
Next To Normal originally opened on March 27th, 2009, and ran through January 16th, 2011. During that time, the show earned several honors, including several Tony awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It also earned inclusion on the list of the year's 10 best shows from critics such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times.
Josh Gibson is a former psychiatrist who now works as an executive coach and consultant.