I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1981. I have been licensed with the state of Florida as a Licensed Clinical Social Work since 1986. I have been practicing as a Social Worker in Tampa, Hillsborough and Pinelllas Counties since moving to Tampa in 1981, specializing in and providing treatment services for adults, children, adolescents and couples as well as providing supervision and administrative programming in other private/nonprofit and for profit organizations. I have been in private practice since 2003 and currently the owner of Joel Brooks Counseling Inc.
I am a member of the National Assoiciation of Social Workers and credentialed in the Academy of Certified Social Workers and hold a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work since 1987..
I am also a member of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute and have been honored to have received the status of Certified Master Forensic Social Worker.
Another certification I hold is with the American Academy of Certified Social Workers as a Board Certified Diplomate.
I am an active member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the National Association of Cognitive -Behavioral Therapists and the International OCD Foundation.
Certified ART Therapist, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, Rapid Recovery from Trauma and Other Mental Health Problems
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Florida
Acadamy of Certified Social Workers: National Association of Social Workers
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work: National Association of Social Workers
Board Certified Diplomate, American Academy of Certified Social Workers
National Association of Social Workers
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists
International OCD Foundation