Anita Phillips

Dr. Anita Phillips

Dr. Anita Phillips, LCSW-C is a trauma therapist, life coach, spiritual teacher, and the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Garden Within. Widely recognized as a thought leader at the intersection of mental health, faith, and culture, Dr. Anita’s mental health advocacy work has reached hundreds of thousands and her podcast, In the Light with Dr. Anita, is transforming lives around the globe. Her dynamic voice has been heard from some of the largest faith platforms in the world. As a media personality she has been trusted by the likes of Tamron Hall, The Talk, Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, Red Table Talk, and the Today Show. 

Dr. Anita holds degrees from the University of Maryland and the Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also serves as a fellow in Dr. John Townsend’s Institute for Leadership & Counseling at Concordia University. In her downtime, this New Jersey native adores time with her family and friends, a good pint of ice cream, and sitting by the ocean.