Katie Phillips

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Katie Phillips, LCSW is a trauma therapist with 20 years of experience. Her passion is to help individuals learn more about mental health and wellness. In addition to working in private practice, she enjoys writing in order to validate folks in therapy, normalize mental health and addiction recovery, and provide individuals with helpful mental health tools.

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Neurobiology of Addiction

June 5th, 2024|Comments Off on Neurobiology of Addiction

The Neurobiology of Addiction: How Drugs Affect the Brain  Addiction and substance misuse were long viewed as character flaws, and those who struggled with them were labeled as “weak” or lacking in self-control. Thankfully, ...

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

June 5th, 2024|Comments Off on The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health   It’s hard to think of anything in recent years that has impacted our lives as profoundly as social media. In the roughly 30 years ...

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Adult Mental Health

June 5th, 2024|Comments Off on The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Adult Mental Health

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Adult Mental Health Do traumatic experiences in childhood affect your mental health as an adult? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 57 million U.S. ...

The Role of Technology in Mental Health Support

June 4th, 2024|Comments Off on The Role of Technology in Mental Health Support

The Role of Technology in Mental Health Support & Therapy How can technology support your mental health? The role of technology in our daily lives is ever expanding, and exciting possibilities continue to unfold, especially ...

The Impact of Trauma on Mental Health and Recovery

June 4th, 2024|Comments Off on The Impact of Trauma on Mental Health and Recovery

The Impact of Trauma on Mental Health & Recovery Experiencing trauma at least once during a person’s lifetime is relatively common. In fact, an article in the Annals of General Psychiatry indicates that 50% of ...

Mental Health Statistics in Florida

June 4th, 2024|Comments Off on Mental Health Statistics in Florida

Mental Health Statistics in Florida Each year, an estimated 1 in 20 U.S. adults experiences serious mental illness, and children and adolescents aged 6–17 have been associated with even higher rates, reported to ...