Mr. Phillip Karpinski is certified as a licensed therapist in the state of Nevada (LCSW). He completed his undergraduate degrees in 1995 from the University of Delaware in Psychology and Philosophy, where he graduated with honors (Cum Laude).
After working at a crisis hotline in the early 1990s, Mr. Karpinski focused on clinical therapy by completing his Master Degree in 1999 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mr. Karpinski started his first internship 20 years ago at Volunteers of America and Bridge Counseling in Nevada. Mr. Karpinski started Evergreen Counseling in 2002 with Thomas Wagner. Mr. Karpinski has completed over 20,000 hours of individual counseling and facilitated over 2000 group sessions with clients facing personal problems. Mr. Karpinski primarily uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is a modality of treatment that our thoughts create emotions and emotions drive our behaviors. By restructuring an individuals thinking it changes their emotions, which in turn changes their behaviors. This modality of treatment is the most popular method of treatment used throughout the country.
Mr. Karpinski is an expert and studied with the top professionals in the following areas: juvenile and adult pornography addiction, inappropriate sexual behaviors, sex addiction, anxiety disorders, depression, and general life problems. He also works with couples that are experiencing these issues which has affected their relationship in a negative way, by creating a support system to enhance the effectiveness of treatment. Mr. Karpinski has also written a treatment workbook (called, Making Change: A D.U.I. Treatment Workbook, on Amazon) for individuals that have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).