Dr. Philip Townsend

(Ph.D., Clinical, Psychology)
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About Me

I am a clinical psychologist with 44 years of experience in psychotherapy. My experience with teenagers is extensive. I developed the psychological program for Texas Rehabilitation Commission's first program for adolescents. I have worked as a consulting school psychologist for over 30 years, during which most of the time was spent within intermediate and senior high schools. My private practice population is composed of one-third adolescents.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Antisocial Personality , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 44

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


Psychologist #21868 (Expires: 2022-06-30)


Written by J.O. on Nov 04, 2021 after therapy with Philip for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

Extremely professional and has helped me and my partner work through some very difficult times.

Written by C.A. on Oct 31, 2021 after therapy with Philip for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

Dr. Townsend has been absolutely a pleasure to speak with! He is kind, caring, and listens to all attending party’s without bias. I strongly recommend him if you are looking for someone who can help you in whatever your struggle may be.

Written by C.A. on Oct 29, 2021 after therapy with Philip for 2 months

I feel better after talking to him