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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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Teens Sleeping with Cell Phones: A Clear and Present Danger

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • You may already know that many teens sleep with their cell phone on or near the bed. As an adult, you yourself may sleep with your cell phone and see no ...

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Is Technology Short-Circuiting Your Relationship?

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • A day before the announcement of one of the latest iphones, a New York Times article addressed the mental price of our involvement with technology. It ...

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Keep Your Partner, Change Your Relationship

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • Most relationships do not remain static. Whether intended or not the lives of partners and therefore the life they share inevitably changes. Sometimes ...

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Love in Long-Distance Relationships

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • A long-distance relationship or LDR is typically an intimate relationship that takes place when the partners are separated by a considerable distance. No ...

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Homecoming: Finding The Way Home From Trauma and War

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • On Oct 13, 2010 the 33rd Chilean miner emerged from the mine that had entrapped him and his co-workers for 2 months into the arms of family, friends, the ...

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Protecting Children from the Impact of Marital Strife

  • By: Suzanne Phillips, PsyD
  • A study reported by Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, at the American Psychological Association’s Convention in San Diego this month indicated that research shows that ...

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