Karly Philips, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Karly received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Upon graduation, Karly provided in-home parenting services to families in Southwest Florida. Karly continued her education and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Masters Degree in Social Work and a Certificate in School Social Work.
Karly has provided counseling to children, families, and adults in diverse settings as a school social worker, outpatient therapist, and as a clinician in a residential foster care program. Karly has an extensive history working with children and adults who have experienced trauma, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. Karly is trained in the “Nurturing Parenting” program and has facilitated parenting classes in Lee County.
Karly currently works with clients who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, significant life changes, behavioral disturbances, and parenting challenges. Karly provides a nurturing, non-judgmental space for clients to process difficult emotions and stressful life situations. Karly’s eclectic style of therapy allows for person-centered therapy, implementing various techniques such as play therapy, sand play therapy, art therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), family therapy, and mindfulness based practices. Karly believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and strives to empower her clients to promote positive change and healing.