Joan Childs is a licensed clinical social worker who has been in private practice since 1978. During over 43 years of private practice, she has acquired many certifications in various specialities- one of which is a certified grief counselor. She is an inspirational speaker, Life and Relationship Coach, and has published three books- “The Myth of the Maiden: On Being a Woman”, “Why Did She Jump? My Daughter's Battle with Bipolar Disorder”, and the latest released on October 11, 2020, “I Hate the Man I Love: A Conscious Relationship is Your Key to Success”. She specializes in Inner Child Work, Encounter-Centered Transformational Couples Therapy, and more. She has appeared on many national radio and television shows including Oprah as well as international podcasts.