Henry Ford Behavioral Health Therapist, Marcia J Phillips, MSW

Marcia J Alston, MSW

Specialties: Behavioral Health Therapist

Board Certification and Education


  • Wayne State University, Social Work, MI, 2007

About Me

Biographical Statement

Marcia J. Phillips is a licensed, master’s prepared clinical social worker with more than 20 years of service to women, children, teens and families with more than 10 years in clinical practice. She specializes in the treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients as well as adult women. Her clinical areas of interest include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma

Marcia became interested in behavioral health because she desires to see the stigmas associated with mental health be erased. She is passionate about helping children and families heal, grow and thrive. She received her MSW at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and graduated magna cum laude.

Care Philosophy

"I believe that everyone should have access to the services that are beneficial to their mental health success, despite severity of symptoms or personal resources. My goal is to eradicate mental health stigmas that exist and champion the normalization of honest discussions surrounding mental health in daily life within every community."




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