Jo-Ann Phillips MSW, LICSW
B.S.W Salem State University
M.S.W. Salem State University
Jo-Ann Phillips is a social worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. She has experience treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, addiction recovery and co-occurring disorders in a variety of settings. She has worked in outpatient mental health, addiction recovery residential treatment programs, dual diagnoses group home and inpatient detox facilities. She specializes in clients presenting with high risk behaviors, anxiety, stress, depression, issues with relationships and coping challenges. Her strengths are in teaching adaptive coping skills, exploring underlying causes and identifying and implementing solutions. She has an integrated approach using theoretical framework based in dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and motivational Interviewing. She is person-centered and identifies the best therapeutic interventions based on the presenting needs of the people she works with. She is also an associate professor at Bridgewater State University School in their School of Social Work department teaching courses in field experience in social work.
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