Joel M. Filmore EdD

Assistant Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Filmore is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a Counselor Educator, who specializes in LGBT Issues in Counseling, Multiculturalism, and Social Justice. He focuses on counselor-in-training competency and development through his professional faculty work, as well as within his group private practice which he calls a ‘teaching clinic’. In his work as a clinician and educator he emphasizes transparency and genuineness. He is the current President-elect of the national Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling (a division of ACA) and has served on the Board for the past six and a half years. He recently published a co-edited book, through the American Counseling Association, entitled Affirmative Counseling with LGBTQI+ People.