The former Shrewsbury Town wide man has won over boss Jon Whitney to establish himself in the side.
"I've been really impressed with Josh Ginnelly," said the Clarets chief to the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.
“He had a tough start and he's turned it around which is a valuable thing for a young player to have that mentality and to make sense of it.
“I've spoken to him - I don't speak to him a lot - because they're out there to learn, not for me to hold their hand.
“They are out there to get all that it is; on the pitch, off the pitch, living away, being in a hotel, living in digs, living in a flat, travelling to training alone, sorting yourself out, looking after yourself.
“Once they go out I drop them the odd text or the odd phone call but that's it. Not a lot, nowhere near what you'd think. A couple of staff do a bit more such as Mike Jolley who deals with that group but even he doesn't do it all the time and I specifically tell him not to.
“Josh has made sense of it and I'm really pleased with it."