July 14, 2024
Dr. Anita Philips is an American mental health professional and public speaker, well-known as the wife of Reverend Michael Phillips.

Dr. Anita Philips is an American mental health professional and public speaker, well-known as the wife of Reverend Michael Phillips.


Dr. Anita Philips grew up in a Christian family, where her parents were pastors in the Protestant church. Sadly, her older sister faced addiction and mental illness for years, which, despite her parents’ prayers, eventually took her life.

Inspired by her sister’s struggles, Dr. Philips became a mental health expert. Today, she is a nationally acclaimed trauma therapist and the host of the In The Light Podcast.

Dr. Anita Phillips has made significant contributions to mental health, religion, and culture. As a dynamic speaker, she works towards fostering racial harmony within the body of Christ and bringing awareness to mental health in religious organizations.


Dr. Anita Phillips was born 17th of October, 1973.


Dr. Anita graduated from Regent University and the University of Maryland. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, sponsored by the NIH.

Family Life

She is married to Pastor Michael Philips, and together, they pastor Kingdom City Church. God blessed their union with two children, Olivia-Grace and Mike. Dr. Anita and Pastor Michael have been married for 25 years.


Dr. Anita Phillips is a trauma therapist, life coach, and preacher with expertise in understanding the human experience.

Known for her insightful perspectives at the intersection of mental health, spirituality, and culture, she helps individuals, groups, and organizations overcome challenges, such as managing anxiety or promoting equity.

She co-hosts The Light Podcast on The Woman Evolve Network and is part of the Faith Communities Task Force and the Advisory Board for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

Additionally, Dr. Anita serves in ministry at Kingdom Life Church in Baltimore with her husband, Pastor Michael Phillips.


Dr. Anita Philips authored the book titled “The Garden Within: Where the War with Your Emotions Ends and Your Most Powerful Life Begins.”

In this book, mental health specialist Dr. Anita Philips offers readers a unique perspective on the relationship between spirit, heart, mind, and body. She blends spiritual concepts, the latest findings in neurobiology, and her own study and practice as a licensed therapist.

Dr. Anita skillfully combines spiritual, psychological, and biological aspects of the human experience to reveal connections between cutting-edge scientific research and Scripture’s ancient use of gardens to illustrate what it means to truly bloom.

Net Worth

Dr. Anita Phillips net worth is not known.

Social Media

You can find Dr. Anita Philips on the following social media platforms:

  1. Instagram: @dranitaphillips
  2. Twitter: @DrAnitaPhillips

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