The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Joseph Palombo

Joseph Palombo is the founding dean of ICSW and specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities, especially those with nonverbal learning disabilities. His theoretical orientation to practice is self-psychology.


  • New School for Social Research, B.A.
  • Yale University, M.A.
  • University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, M.A.
  • Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Child Therapy Program Certificate


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