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Zoey Phillips, EdS, NCSP

Postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Zoey Phillips is a postdoctoral fellow at CBC where she conducts individual, family and group therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Phillips earned her educational specialist and doctor of philosophy degree in school psychology at the University of Washington. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Humboldt State University.

Dr. Phillips is intensively trained in both Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Dr. Phillips has extensive training and experience in evidence-based treatments for anxiety, child disruptive behavior disorders, trauma, OCD, depression and mood disorders and suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors. Dr. Phillips also has training and experience working with individuals who have neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Phillips is skilled at providing psychoeducational and diagnostic assessments for children and adolescents with a variety of academic, developmental, emotional and behavioral concerns.

Dr. Phillips has worked in intensive treatment programs, outpatient mental health programs and school settings. She completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship at University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA). While on internship, Dr. Phillips provided therapy, assessment and case management services to a diverse group of children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. She also completed a rotation within the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and participated in CHLA’s Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) interdisciplinary training program.

Previously, Dr. Phillips completed an externship at Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, where she utilized evidence-based interventions to treat children and adolescents with trauma, mood, and anxiety disorders. She has also co-led a multi-family DBT skills group for adolescents and their families. Throughout graduate school, Dr. Phillips worked at the APEX Summer Treatment Program for children and adolescents with ASD, ADHD, and disruptive behavior disorders as a counselor, leadership team member, parent group leader, and assistant director. She also has extensive experience working within schools, completing a school psychology internship with Federal Way School District and an additional internship with the Behavioral Program Specialist team in Seattle Public Schools. Dr. Phillips went on to work as a school psychologist in Seattle Public Schools and has extensive experience conducting comprehensive psychoeducational assessments, developing behavior intervention plans, delivering social skills interventions, providing counseling services, and consulting with teams to support the utilization of evidence-based services for youth with complex trauma and emotional behavioral disorders in school settings.

Dr. Phillips’ clinical and research interests include dissemination and implementation of evidence-based interventions in schools and community settings, with a focus on trauma-informed care and the equitable provision of mental and behavioral health services. She is passionate about providing culturally-responsive and strengths-based services for individuals, families and communities.