Michael Y. Simon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC 38305) is highly respected in both academic and popular communities. He has taught at Temple University, San Francisco State University and several other colleges and universities and holds advanced degrees in both Clinical Psychology and Religious Studies/Philosophy.
Michael has extensive media experience with print and radio interviews and is known for a breadth of knowledge blended with humor--making learning about difficult things both engaging and entertaining. He was a guest expert on Family Talk with Dr. Mike Riera, a nationally syndicated radio program produced in San Francisco, and appeared on Rona Renner's Childhood Matters on KISS 98.1 FM. He has been interviewed many times by local and national press regarding a wide range of topics on teens and families and has written for local publications on parenting teens. For well over a decade, Michael has been a highly sought-after local and national speaker on all the issues that deeply affect American adolescents and their families, from relationships and sex to identity development, digital media use, learning disabilities, education policy and barriers to learning, as well as drugs, alcohol and other forms of risk-taking.
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Tommy Tucker discusses Teens, New Cars and Driving
November 1, 2012
This segment on teens, new cars and driving comes from an interview with Michael Y. Simon, LMFT on WWL AM/FM in New Orleans with host Tommy Tucker.
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