Bio
Michael Y. Simon, LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice in Oakland, California, specializing in work with adolescents, young adults and their families. He is the founder of Practical Help for Parents—a support organization for those who work daily with youth—as well as a school counselor, educator, speaker and author of "The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager" (Fine Optics Press, 2012).