Stephen Phillips, PsyD performs individual and couples therapy and practices criminal and civil forensics. He is a Past President of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association and a former member of the California Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee. In 2013, Dr. Phillips was appointed to the California Board of Psychology, the licensing and regulatory board for psychologists, by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. From 2016 to 2019, he served as President of the Board of Psychology. He is also a member of the California State Bar (SBN101223).
Dr. Phillips’ clientele is drawn from a variety of walks of life, including medical and legal professionals, people in the entertainment industry, those struggling with or recovering from chemical or behavioral addictions, members of the gay and lesbian community, late adolescent males, other psychotherapists, and persons seeking therapy as a result of criminal behavior.
In addition, Dr. Phillips is a frequent forensic consultant and expert in criminal matters, primarily in federal court, and civil litigation. He is a popular presenter at continuing education courses on a variety of topics, including ethics, clinical supervision, diversity concerns, and chemical and behavioral addictions. Dr. Phillips enjoys faculty appointments at the California School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles, and the Wright Institute Los Angeles, a psychoanalytic postgraduate training program and community mental health clinic, where he also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and is its former chair. Prior to entering clinical psychology, he was a partner in a Century City law firm. He is also a volunteer supervisor and instructor at a variety of community mental health agencies. Besides conducting his own practice, Dr. Phillips frequently is called upon to supervise and consult with psychologists in training and licensed mental health professionals.