Philip Montgomery

PhD, LPC

Philip Montgomery

PhD, LPC

Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Health Alliance
  • Healthlink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • MHNet
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Evening Availability

Offices

500 N Michigan Ave
5th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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My Approach to Helping

Philip Montgomery, LPC, PhD, has a track record of delivering high-quality services to individuals with a variety of emotional difficulties. He believes each client's voice needs to be heard and their stories validated to allow them to feel safe so the work can begin.

Philip earned an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Roosevelt University and a PhD from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is highly experienced in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, personality disorders, LGBT challenges, relationship difficulties, and a variety of social challenges facing African American males in the community.

Throughout his career, Philip held a variety of clinical and managerial positions with both community-based organizations and private entities. He also holds an academic position with Roosevelt University in the department of Clinical Mental Health Counseling lecturing for their graduate Masters program. Philip also lends his support to Chicago Hopes For Kids as a member of their executive board of directors.

In therapy, Philip uses a variety of approaches such as Grief Therapy; Family Systems, Strengths-Based, Process Addictions Treatment, CBT, and Mindfulness.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Panic
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Stress
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Process Oriented Psychology

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