Beach Counseling Center 

Virginia Beach, VA  23451

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Call Us:  (757) 233-1500

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(757) 651-3001

 Virginia Beach, Virginia

Amy Phillips, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Amy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker,  specializing in depression, anxiety, self-harming, cutting, PTSD, stress, and alcohol and substance abuse.  Ms. Phillips has experience with children, teenage girls, adult women, mother/daughter relationships, step-parenting, blended families, and military families.  She has over six years experience.

  • Counseling for students dealing with anxiety, alcohol, stress, drugs, and sexual health issues.  Many clients have poor academic performance.
  • Evaluates client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment plan and goals.
  • Conducts crisis interventions.
  • Counseling for clients in need for suicidal tendencies, cutting, and self harming.​

Speciality ​Issues:
Alcohol Abuse/Substance Abuse
Bipolar Disorder
Adult, Child, or Adolescent
Coping Skills
Eating Disorders
Emotional Disturbance

Military Issues
Panic Attacks
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Relationship Issues
Self Esteem
Self-Harming - Suicidal Ideation
Trauma and PTSD

Blended families often complicate relationships in families.  Defining the role of a step-parent or step-child is the first step in improving relationships.  

Amy has extensive training in Hospice and Grief Care.  She completed an internship in Hospice and quickly became an advocate for families.

  • Conducted in-field assessments and developed care plans for client and family.
  • Provided individual and family counseling.
  • Connected families with funding and support services

Therapy methods include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) stresses the role of thinking in how we feel and what we do. It is based on the belief that thoughts, rather than people or events, cause our negative feelings.
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • ​​Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)   focuses on what clients would like to achieve through therapy rather than on their troubles or mental health issues