A Canadian who was raised in an ethnic part of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A Registered Clinical Counsellor in the province of British Columbia and a full member, College of Psychologists, province of Alberta who holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hon.) from the University of Winnipeg (1969-1973) and a Masters of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo (1974-1976).
A Therapist with private practices in Vancouver, B.C. and South Surrey, B.C. working intensively with individuals, couples and families
A Seminar Leader who conducts his own personal healing and growth seminars on these topics:
Inner Child Seminar
Relationships: The Work Of Love Seminar
Parent / Teen
Six Month and One Year Programs In Individual and Relationship Healing and Spiritual Growth
A Newspaper Columnist who wrote weekly columns for The Lethbridge Herald (1984-1986), The Medicine Hat News, The New Albertan, The Esquimalt Star, and Shared Vision Magazine in Vancouver
A Radio Talk Show Host who designed and hosted a weekly call in show called Love Matters on CFUN 1410 AM Vancouver (1997- 1999) and another program called Ninety Minutes With Psychologist Joel Brass on CJOC (Lethbridge) (1986 – 1989). He has been a regular guest on 97-KISS-FM’s Vancouver At Noon and Today In Vancouver (1990-1993) and a Regular Substitute Host on CHQM- FM’s Life Matters. Innumerable other radio appearances.
An Award Winning Television Personality with his own award winning television production The Inside Story appearing on CATV Channel 12 (Lethbridge) WINNER OF PROGRAM OF THE YEAR (1988-1989). Additionally, he has appeared on television interview shows on CFAC (Lethbridge), CFCN (Lethbridge), CHAT (Medicine Hat), CKRD (Red Derr), CITV (Edmonton), CHEK-TV (Victoria), Rogers Cable 10 (Victoria).
An Educator who lectures adult continuing education courses in university and community college settings.
A Writer who is nearing completion of a book entitled When Egos Fall (to be submitted for publication Sept., 2003). Also he has written three self-published books: Information For Living: Books I, II, and III . He also has three audio tapes for sale: Handling The Stress Of Your Life, Relationships: The Work of Love and Calls For Help.
A Speaker who delivers many keynote and after dinner talks to conventions and meetings of businesses, clubs, groups and organizations
A Businessman who successfully manages his own company: Joel Brass & Associates.
An Extremely Proud and Happily Married Man and Father to his wife, Marim and their sons, Adam and Simon