Jada  Philips

Jada Philips

She/Her/Hers

Psychologist, PhD
New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire Waitlist Online

I am currently full at this time, but have an active waitlist for when spots open up.

Updated September 17, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders

Professional statement

Dr. Jada Philips is a licensed clinical psychologist via telehealth in New York and New Jersey, who works with adults individuals, with a focus on professional men and women. Many of her clients are professionals who tend to be engrossed in their everyday lives, often forgetting of how to take care of themselves and put themselves first. Her clients are also big thinkers, dreamers, and decision makers who sometimes find themselves held back by painful experiences of the past. Dr. Philips treats old wounds with curiosity, creativity, and compassion, creating an opportunity for clients to move with greater freedom into their bright future.

Many of Dr. Philips’ clients navigate feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression that have become overwhelming, and impact how they show up at work and in relationships. She works with clients to explore core beliefs about themselves, others, co-creating practical strategies tailored to each client and their life journey.

Dr. Philips is focused on ensuring that her clients see real progress. Her style is interactive, non-judgemental, and positions clients as the experts. As a trauma-informed therapist, Jada is sensitive to the influence of past experiences on present challenges, and works closely with clients to reframe the narrative of their life in a way that increases self-confidence and compassion. She draws from her training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)/Tapping, and brainspotting strategies in order to expand clients’ internal and external resources for healing, rest, and joy. Self-care is a key component.

Dr. Philips’s first priority in starting with a new client is ensuring that they feel safe, heard, and like an equal partner in the therapeutic process. As a telehealth provider, she offers the convenience of remote sessions to help make therapy a core component of your self-care calendar.


Message to clients

Hello and Welcome! Thank you for your interest in learning more about collaborating with me. I know it's so helpful to find someone who you can just be yourself for an hour a week, talk about all the things that are important to you, and not have to feel judged. Working with me offers a safe, non-judgemental space to help you explore and guide you through your challenges, and learn ways to overcome them.

I have found that when we collaborate as partners in treatment is when we find success. My style is matched to each individual as we partner together to help you cope, thrive, and become who you want to be. My treatment approach is centered on the person as a whole. I believe in treatment that individualizes a person’s experience and incorporates clinical and holistic lifestyle choices to make every person feel whole again.I seek to help you want to feel like yourself again. I seek to help you want to learn how to get past the negative, and live the life you've always wanted. I am here to help you to feel safe, secure, carefree, and excited about everything you have going on.

I am very aware of how overwhelming and discouraging it can be to find a new therapist. For this reason, I offer no-cost, 15-minute phone or video consultations, to give you the opportunity to determine whether my style and approach best meet your needs. I look forward to hearing from you!


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $175 (60min)
  • Initial session: $200 (90min)
  • PTSD Psychological Evaluation: $400 (120min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note


Location(s)

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New Hampshire)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Reserved For You Psychological Services, LLC, CEO/Founder, 2020 - Present
Rutgers University Correctional Healthcare, Mental Health Clinician II, 2016 - 2021
Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare, Peer Support Specialist II, 2011 - 2016
Bowery Resident's Committee (BRC), Program Supervisor, 2010 - 2012

Walden University, Post-Doc Respecialization in Forensic Psychology Certificate, 2017
Walden University, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2015
John Jay College, Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling, 2010
John Jay College, Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology, 2008
Mount Mary University, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 2005


Licensure

New Jersey: 35SI00627600

New York: 024079


Languages

English