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Melissa Phillips

Melissa Phillips

Director, Applied Professional Practice
  • The Chicago School Washington DC
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Applied Professional Practice
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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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On-campus Ext.
Email
mphillips@thechicagoschool.edu
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Biography
Dr. Phillips is a licensed psychologist in DC, MD, and NY who earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She earned her MA in Rehabilitation Counseling at George Washington University, Washington, DC, and her BS in Psychology at Howard University, Washington DC. Having worked in the DC, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York City mental health systems, Dr. Phillips has gained a broad perspective on the utility and accessibility of mental health systems. Her experience in psychotherapy spans across a range of settings with diverse populations including clients with psychotic, mood, substance abuse, learning, and personality disorders. She also has extensive experience conducting neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Black Psychologists. Dr. Phillips' teaching philosophy is that learning is a collaborative process in which both the teacher and student inspire each other to learn by integrating theory and research with real life experience.
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