Philicia Joy, MSW, LCSWA

Outpatient Psychotherapist in North Durham

Philicia is a Licensed Clinician Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) and an Outpatient Psychotherapist at Three Oaks Behavioral Health & Wellness in North Durham. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Shaw University and her Masters of Social Work degree from North Carolina Central University.

Philicia has experience working in a pediatric unit as a CNA where she developed her motivation to dive into the world of mental health. She has years of experience working for Durham Public Schools as a school counselor and also interned as a school social worker. Philicia has worked as a school based therapist as well as a Community Support Team team lead.

Philicia has a strong passion for providing mental health services and ensuring that each individual can become the best version of themself. She believes that both the physical and mental health of an individual go hand in hand towards creating a happy and successful life. She enjoys utilizing play therapy techniques, as well as Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Philicia is empathetic, compassionate, and dreams to make a difference in the world of mental health by starting first at home within her community.

During her free time, Philicia enjoys taking walks with her dog and spending time with her daughter.


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