Anger Management

Years in Practice

10 years +


Washington DC 20003 - United States



Additional Expertise

Sex Therapist

I Practice in

Multiple states/provinces, please inquire



I Believe

Psychotherapy can be an opportunity to support growth and change. I will help you identify the barriers that are preventing wellness.

About Melvin Phillips

Dr. Melvin L. Phillips, Jr., is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Dr. Phillips has worked in several mental health and substance abuse treatment settings including outpatient community mental health, inpatient treatment, and  private practice for the past 12 years. He is a speaker and has lectured on topics including preventative services, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, ethical decision making, and the assessment of mental disorders. He has published in theJournal of Baccalaureate Social Work, conducting a research study on LGBTQ-Affirmative Teaching at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Understanding Program Directors Views. He holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. In addition, Dr. Phillips holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Norfolk State University and is an adjunct professor in the Master of Social Work Program with the School of Social Work at Western New Mexico University. Dr. Phillips currently is in private practice in Washington, DC., where he specializes in treating chronic illness and sexual dysfunction. He is currently writing his first book, Sex & Love When You Are Sick.

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