Areas of Focus: Anxiety/Panic/PTSD, Creativity, Codependency, Creative Blocks, Couples/Relationships, Depression, Divorce, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Mindfulness & Meditation, OCD, Parenting, Trauma/Abuse, Career/Professional Development, Stress, Spirituality/Existential
Other Treated Issues: Integrative Behavioral Health
Phil’s passion is helping clients discover how their lives can become filled with the joy of balancing more wholeness and fulfillment. He is honored to accompany clients as he encourages them to holistically approach their journey towards healing, growth, acceptance, and expanded resiliency. He works with adults, couples, families, and groups using a collaborative, client-driven approach to symptom relief and depth work. His work is influenced by his training in meditation, martial arts, and insights from neurobiology and positive psychology. Phil earned his MA in Counseling Psychology from Adler University and BS in Biology from The University of Western Ontario. His master’s thesis research focused on life satisfaction and the impact of developing one’s attention control to increase well-being. During his time in social service, corporate and private practice work in Vancouver, Canada, he received further training in Adlerian approaches to couples and family work, group and expressive therapies, trauma, and depth psychotherapy. Phil also enjoys, spending time with family and friends, volunteering, reading, investing, yoga, running, biking, daily prayer and meditation, writing, poetry, and cooking soulful vegan food.