Intimacy, Communication, and Relationships with Lee Phillips EdD, LCSW, CST

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Speaker:  Lee Phillips | EdD, LCSW, CST

Dr. Lee Phillips is in private practice in McLean, VA and New York, NY where he specializes chronic illness, disabilities, and sexuality. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. He is a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Dr. Phillips has been in private practice for more than a decade, working with individuals and couples on sexuality after chronic illness. He lectures on topics including sexuality, chronic pain, preventative services, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, reclaiming sexuality for couples with chronic illness, ethical decision making, assessment of mental disorders, and exploring sexual communication, freedom, and pleasure for gender minorities with chronic illness, pain, and other disabilities. He has been a featured expert in The Lily Newspaper, Healthline, and Teen Vogue. He writes for YourTango, PsychCentral, PsychAlive, and Psychology Today. He has published in the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, conducting a research study on LGBTQ-Affirmative Teaching at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Understanding Program Directors Views. He holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. In addition, Dr. Phillips is an adjunct professor He can be found at