Susan Phillips

LMHC

About Me

Hello, my name is Susan. I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida, where I have worked in the mental health community for 20 years. I have experience helping a wide range of clients and families with a wide variety of issues to include anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues and trauma of abuse, Bipolar Disorder and ADHD.

As a therapist, I prefer to use a client-centered approach to treatment because I believe clients need to be heard and listened to at a deep level. This allows them to hear themselves undeniable them to resolve their pain and reach of real healing. I am able to effectively and seamlessly incorporate cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-based therapy, grief therapy, parenting education throughout our sessions, based on your goals. Your unique needs are of the highest importance in the therapy relationship. I will keep us focused on practical solutions and lasting change.

You are brave to reach out for help! You have taken the right first step to healing. I welcome the opportunity to work with you. I would be honored to be your guide through your healing process.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

FL LMHC MH3942


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Susan Phillips. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Nov 26, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues

Excellent

Written on Nov 25, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Susan has helped me in many ways that I didn’t even know I needed. She’s kind , patient and listens to all of my concerns followed up with helpful tips on healing past traumas. I highly recommend using her as your therapist; you won’t be disappointed! I’m forever indebted to her.

Written on Nov 08, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and grief

Susan is the consummate professional and has helped me a great deal. She truly cares about her patients and is always responsive. I would recommend her to anyone looking for someone to speak with regarding mental health.

Written on Nov 05, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

Susan you have been so amazing, I am looking forward to our session and I look forward to booking many more! ❤️

Written on Oct 30, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Susan has been a critical part of my life and my growth for the past 2 years and I feel so happy that this platform has allowed us to speak regularly. She has been there for me constantly and I am immensely grateful for her.

Written on Oct 12, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, and career difficulties

Susan listens and ask me meaningful questions which help me grow as a person.

Written on Sep 14, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 1 year and 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and adhd

I’ve been working with Susan for over a year now and she’s come to be irreplaceable. I consider her part of my ’master mind’ group. Her kind approach, honest feedback, and gentle nudges and challenges along the way have helped me grow tremendously. I’m forever grateful to have started therapy and to have Susan as my counselor.

Written on Aug 09, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting issues

Susan has been wonderful! She is so understanding but also very straightforward with constructive feedback. She is able to provide guidance with kindness and support. I feel empowered by our conversations while still feeling emotionally safe enough to be vulnerable.

Written on Aug 08, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

She's patient and amiable.

Written on Jul 17, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Susan has been such an amazing resource in my life! She actively cares and goes above and beyond to reach out or provide me with tools even outside of our sessions!.

Written on Jul 11, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Susan is a great listener and very empathetic toward me. She had been responsive and actively involved in my needs and concerns.

Written on Jun 07, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Susan is amazing. Her compassion is outstanding. She listens attentively and has provided tremendous support. This is my first experience with online therapist and it has been wonderful. She has also provided a few assignments to further help me as I process my personal struggles and issues. I highly recommend Susan Phillips.

Written on Jun 06, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Susan is awesome!! she’s been able to help me with some traumas that I had about my past and she did it in such short period of time! She’s been very understanding about the situation I’ve been through and she’s never made me feel guilty about it. I’m so glad she’s my therapist and that’s she’s been able to help me to improve myself and get better ❤️‍

Written on May 03, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

Love her so much! She’s helped me beyond measure

Written on Apr 27, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, and adhd

Susan is very attentive and I feel like I’m actually being heard for the first time in a long time.

Written on Mar 02, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Susan has been pivotal in my life. And I’m grateful that she gently reminds me to take the time for myself to talk to her.

Written on Feb 20, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and self esteem

I am so happy that I got paired with Susan Phillips. She is so kind, so encouraging, easy to talk to, and understanding. I really feel like she truly listens to you and comments and make suggestions that are really helpful, and at the same time doesn’t put any pressure on you. I feel like she is spot on about how an experience you’ve had makes you feel. It’s like she truly empathizes with you. She just seems very special to me and I enjoy talking to her.

Written on Feb 01, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 7 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem

Love my counselor and have already recommended and better help all the time

Written on Dec 09, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem

Susan was low key and exactly what I needed at the time.

Written on Dec 06, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

So far I have been meeting with Susan for almost two months and I am SO grateful for all the work we have been able to do. She is understanding, calm and creates an environment that fosters vulnerability and healing. She is an expert in trauma and trauma-related therapy and meeting with her has been fundamental to my journey or recovery and becoming one with my fractured parts again. I would recommend meeting with Susan to anyone, without a doubt.

Written on Sep 24, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Susan is so sincere and opening up to her was so easy! She has already helped me immensely

Written on Aug 25, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and anger management

I’ve had 4 therapy sessions with Susan so far and I can say that each and every time, I’ve been understanding myself and feeling more progress. I will continue to work with her until I know that I’m at a much better place than when I started

Written on Aug 12, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and anger management

Susan is very patient, understanding, and has a great outlook on my situation. I appreciate her perspective and look forward to working through some things with her.

Written on Aug 05, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

I have only met with Susan last week for our first session. Our second session is this afternoon. She has been very responsive and encouraging via email. Also, she has sent me helpful worksheets on Forgiveness and Coping with Anxiety. I believe she will continue to guide me and help me on the road to healing.

I am so thankful for BetterHelp and connecting me with Susan.

Sherry Richmond

Written on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Beautiful soul willing to listen and offer resources

Written on Jun 30, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

I’ve only met with Susan twice but she has already been so helpful. She isn’t afraid to ask you the hard questions that make you revaluate some things.

Written on May 22, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months

She’s just perfect

Written on May 14, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and adhd

Susan is very attentive to listening, providing feedback. She is extremely patient and helped me better understand a variety of things I was struggling with. I'm very grateful for Susan :)

Written on May 13, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and adhd

An all around wonderful person. Caring, understanding and knowledgeable. Susan’s approach is gentle and insightful.

Written on May 02, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and grief

Susan has been very helpful with my grieving process. She’s an ear for me to vent to and gives me helpful tips on how to feel better when I’m feeling low. I’m happy so far with my sessions.

Written on Apr 11, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and compassion fatigue

To be put simply, Susan is awesome. She is very wise but also understands and listens to you. She makes things very personable and I appreciated that greatly.

Written on Apr 02, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Susan is very attentive, and helps you maintain awareness of your progress and how that relates to your goal.

Written on Mar 17, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Ms.Susan is a very friendly and respectable person. She's been helping me get through a lot the past couple of weeks and I don't know what I don't know what i would've done with out her guidance. Overall I'm very comfortable with her and I'm glad I have someone I can confide in.

Written on Feb 24, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

She has made me realize a lot of things in my life, and showing how to deal with them with worksheet

Written on Dec 27, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and adhd

Susan is very professional and always available!

Written on Dec 26, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and career difficulties

Susan is wonderful to work with and is very supportive and understanding.

Written on Oct 14, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and self esteem

Susan Phillips is amazing, she listen you and tries to empathize with what you're going through. She is simply amazing!

Written on Sep 30, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue

Susan has been very caring and responsive. I haven't worked with her long but she's been great!!

Written on Aug 23, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and career difficulties

Susan is very helpful and friendly. She puts the patient first and offers not only advice but practical ways for a patient to take better care of themselves mentally through activities.

Written on Aug 19, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Susan has been very a very kind and helpful support to me. She has offered biblical encouragement and practical tools to help me learn to cope. With her help, I’m learning how to take Jesus’ hand and heal from deep and deeply repressed wounds. I am very grateful for Susan!

Written on Aug 19, 2020 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

I really like Susan so far. I haven't had a live session yet so I can't say for sure I would recommend her yet, but based on current communication I'm sure I will. :)

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