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Phil Ginsburg has a private counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy practice located in Houston Texas. His counseling office is conveniently located near Cypress Texas and the Katy Texas area.

Phil is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) as well as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). Phil is a CSAT (Provisional) Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Phil is a member of the American Counseling Association, A Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Phil Ginsburg has a Masters in Counseling from Sam Houston State University.  Phil attended the University of Nebraska and majored in International Relations. He received his BA from the University of Massachusetts-Boston in Community Service and Public Policy.

Phil works with individuals experiencing adjustment to life cycle events, Career Counseling, Grief related issues, Substance Abuse, Gambling, Internet, Gaming, and Sex Addiction, Co-Occurring Disorders, Major and Bipolar Depression, Attention Deficit Disorders, Sexual Concerns, Anxiety Issues, Compulsive Behaviors and Trauma (PTSD).

Phil works with individuals, couples and families experiencing negative interaction cycles, parenting and communication problems, as well as serious co-dependency issues.

 Phil is experienced at providing ongoing support and meaningful psycho-education to assist individuals and families to more effectively help themselves as well as another family member who may have challenging mental health needs such as Bipolar Disorders or Schizophrenia.

Phil has extensive experience working with sex and love addiction. He specializes in working not only with addicts, but couples desiring to heal from the trauma of sex addiction. Phil works closely with the partners of sex addicts.

Phil has worked as a counselor in a long term residential treatment facility as well as provided outpatient treatment with women who have co-occurring substance abuse and other mental health challenges, sometimes referred to as co-occurring disorders, or dual diagnosis. Many of the women Phil has worked with experienced severe trauma and abuse and incest related issues.

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Publications

Phil has been published recently in the American Counseling Association’s Family Journal and the Journal of Individual Psychology.

Li, C., Lin, Y., Ginsburg, P., Eckstein, D. (2012) The Bushido Matrix for Couple Communication The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families  20(3) 299-305

Ginsburg, P., & Eckstein, D., (2010) The Noble Eightfold Relationship Matrix, Family Journal, 18, 4, 427-437

Eckstein, D., & Ginsburg, P. (July 01, 2010). The “staying together in needy times” (STINT) couple’s questionnaire. Family Journal, 18, 3, 310-315.

Eckstein, D., Miller, K., Sperber, M., McDonald, J., Wiesner, V., Watts, R., and Ginsburg, P.(2010). A comprehensive review of birth order: researching 200 statistically significant studies of personality and family dynamics, Journal of Individual Psychology, 66.4, 408-434

Book Review: All Out! An Autobiography (Albert Ellis) by Phil Ginsburg The Family Journal 2011; Vol. 19, No. 4, 445-447

Prior to returning to school to pursue a career in counseling, Phil had an extensive international business career, traveling frequently to offices in the US, China, and London.

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