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Suzanne Phillips, PsyD

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Dr. Phillips is a licensed Psychologist, Psychoanalyst, Diplomat in Group Psychotherapy and Co-Author of Healing Together. She has been an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Doctoral Program of Long Island University, Brookville, N.Y., since 1991. In addition to her private practice in Northport, she has provided direct services in the aftermath of trauma and disaster to civilians and uniformed service providers and has trained professionals nationally and internationally. In February 2008 she testified before Congress for the needs of military and their families. She has co-authored three books and over 20 articles and writes a blog for Psych Central (Healing Together for Couples). Most recently she co-edited Public Mental Health Service Delivery Protocols: Group Interventions for Disaster Preparedness and Response ( New York: American Group Psychotherapy Association ,2008) and co-authored Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress.( New Harbinger,2008) She has recently appeared on TV Fox 5 Good Day New York for her blog “ Can Pets Improve Your Relationship?” To learn more about Suzanne and her work, visit http://www.couplesaftertrauma.com/.

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The Pursuit of Happiness: Your Inalienable Right

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • Happiness is neither a simple goal nor a place we try to find. It is a way of living your life.

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Overeating: Understanding and Taking Back Control

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • Overeating is a common and complex behavior in this culture. Do you know why you overeat?

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Suicide Risk and Prevention Across Generations

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • Suicide ranks as the eleventh leading cause of death in the United States. We have lost loved ones across the generations.

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Marriage and Midlife Crisis: A Journey of Challenge and Transition

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • There are over 81 million baby boomers in this country, together navigating the mid-life transition.

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Exercise for Depression: Making it Possible

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • Numerous studies have identified exercise as a key factor in reducing depression symptoms

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