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Joel Simon, LCSW-R


Joel has been in clinical social work practice for over 40 years in a variety of both inpatient and outpatient settings. He has been providing solution-focused therapy (SFBT), training, supervision, and consultation since 1992. Joel was trained in SFBT by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg at the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the home of solution-focused brief therapy. Joel is a founding member of the Solution Focused Brief Therapy Association.

Currently, he is in private practice as a therapist, supervisor, and trainer. Joel co-authored several articles on solution focus including two with Insoo Kim Berg. Joel has authored or co-authored 3 books on solution-focused topics. Please visit for further information.

Joel Simon, LCSW-R
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