Philip Deluca, MSW, LCSW

Philip J. DeLuca, MSW, LCSW brings over 35 years of clinical experience in the mental health field and is a seasoned and highly skilled therapist whose compassion and dedication to his clients is extraordinary. 

Phil’s past experience includes providing therapy and counseling in day treatment, outpatient and private practice settings, as well as a working as the Clinical Director in Juvenile Court and the Clinical Director and CEO for Family Services, Inc. in Gastonia for many years. Further, Phil has experience as a NC custody mediator. Phil is also the published author of the book The Solo Partner: Repairing Your Relationship On Your Own which was published by Hartley & Marks in 1996.  After his book attracted national prominence, Phil traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe training other professionals in his highly effective developed approach to helping individuals and couples deal with conflict, emotional reactivity and other relationship issues. 

Phil has developed an alternative approach to relationship conflict and anger control. He calls it UnTalk™ UnTherapy. His novel approaches generate more rather than less conflict. He also offers an alternative to these approaches that are easy to grasp, simple to implement and frequently bring immediate improvement where conventional approaches fail. If you are interested in learning more about this unique approach and if it is right for you, please visit his website and sign up for his free webinar.

Phil is not only an expert in working with couples; he also works with children, teens, parents, adults and elder clients providing solution focused treatment utilizing various treatment modalities to help clients meet their goals and objectives to help them obtain happier, healthier and more content lives.  Phil also takes a holistic approach to treatment as needed integrating the person’s mind, body and spiritual beliefs to enhance their overall wellbeing.  Beyond his expertise in relationship counseling, with his vast experience in various settings he helps clients deal with a myriad of issues but not limited to depression, anxiety, stress, grief, chronic medical issues, life transitions, wellness and nutrition, and career/professional issues. 

Phil is a highly compassionate therapist who brings an instant sense of calm, peace and comfort to his clients and is truly passionate about his work with his clients and always goes above and beyond for each client assuring them that each is a unique and important person and always “goes the extra mile” inside and outside of the office.  Phil applies many of his therapeutic approaches to his own life by growing all his own organic food year round and diligently keeping up with the latest research on health issues, nutrition, fitness and other ways we can all find ways to positively affect our minds, bodies and lives. 

Phil is a provider on almost all major insurance panels and also accepts self-pay and sliding scale fees.  He has office hours days, nights and weekends to help meet the needs of his client’s schedules and to make therapy more available to them. 

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