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Inspirational Speaker • Psychotherapist • Author

Joan E. Childs, LCSW is an experienced, renowned therapist, whose work and skill is recognized regionally and nationally. She has been in private practice since 1978. Her resume in brief includes:

  • Two published books, THE MYTH OF THE MAIDEN: On Being a Woman and WHY DID SHE JUMP? My Daughter’s Battle with Bipolar Disorder, soon to be a movie
  • Two more submitted for publication, LIFE AFTER LOSS: A Journey of Eight Steps and THE BLITHERING BLOGS OF A BLISSFUL BLOGGER
  • TV producer, host and guest on national radio and television shows including Oprah
  • Inspirational Keynote Speaker
  • Member of National Speakers Association & Florida Speakers Association


Meet Joan E. Childs

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Speaking Topics Include:
Coping with Grief and Loss in the Private and Corporate World
Your Cup is Half Full: NOT Half Empty!
Life after Loss: A Journey of Eight Steps
Sex in the City after 60!
Making Love Work
Managing Stress for Inner Peace
Being a Woman in the 21st Century
The Legend of the Lost Libido: Where, Oh Where Has My Sexy Self Gone?
Starting Over: It’s Never Too Late!
Healing Wounded Warriors

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May marked forty years of private practice and still going strong! Thanks to all my clients for making my passion my life's work! I am grateful to all of you!
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Joan E. Childs, LCSW

In today's "Morning Moments" I discuss how The Change Model helps improve communication in relationships & how you can implement it in yours. Watch my #YouTube #video ( or read my #blog ( to learn the 5 different parts. ... See MoreSee Less

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