Phil is a Registered Psychologist and academic who received his PhD in 2020 from the University of Sydney. He has an interest in disordered eating more broadly and has specialist training in several behavioural therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Enhanced; Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; and Family Based Therapy.
Phil has worked as a relationship educator and case coordinator with people from diverse backgrounds such as CALD and LGBTQIA+. Phil takes an individual, sensitive, holistic, caring, collaborative, and genuine approach in his practice and has worked with people of all ages (young people and adults). He has worked with a broad range of presentations including, but not limited to: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, other specified feeding and eating disorders, disordered eating, personality disorders – such as borderline personality disorder, and mood disorders – such as anxiety and depression.
Phil strives to develop a strong therapeutic relationship with his clients, and actively encourages non-judgemental, open, and honest communication. He aims to create a safe, nurturing and healing environment for his patients and believes that with the right perspective, attitude, and motivation full recovery is possible.
He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society; the Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders; and is currently serving as the Early Career Researchers Special Interest Group Co-chair for the global Academy of Eating Disorders.
Phil currently offers telehealth and in person consultations.