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Sex and Chronic Illness with Dr. Lee Phillips
Episode 314th December 2022 • The Honestly Unfiltered Podcast • Jeni Thomas
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In this episode of The Honestly Unfiltered Podcast, Jeni and Ellie sit down with Dr. Lee Phillips, a Psychotherapist & Sex Therapist.

Dr. Lee's mission is to crush the myth that people with chronic illnesses and other disabilities are not sexual. His podcast, Sex, and Chronic Illness, features stories from individuals, couples, and other experts on overcoming shame and the sexual limitations caused by illness and disability.

Dr. Lee Phillips is in private practice in New York City and McLean, VA, where she specializes in sex and couples therapy. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and New York. She is a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Dr. Phillips has been in private practice for more than a decade, treating a diverse group of patients searching for relief from the complications resulting from debilitating and often overlooked combinations of illnesses. She lectures on topics including sexuality, therapy with LGBTQIA+ clients, chronic pain, preventative services, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, reclaiming sexuality for couples with chronic illness, ethical decision making, assessment of mental disorders, sex and couples therapy, consensual non-monogamy, and exploring sexual communication, freedom, and pleasure for gender minorities with chronic illness, pain, and other disabilities.

She has published in the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, conducting a research study on LGBTQ-Affirmative Teaching at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Understanding Program Directors Views. She holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. She has been quoted in over 40 media outlets. She is the host of the podcast, Sex and Chronic Illness with Dr. Lee.


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