About Karen

Karen Phillip is multi-talented! She is a published International author on parenting, writes for the print media, and is a professional Counselling Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist. Karen is a recognised Speaker, Presenter and media commentator.

Karen has clients all over the world including Industry Leaders, high profile entrepreneurs, sporting and celebrity clients.

Karen works with families who are experiencing problems with communication, conflict and child behaviours. She writes for many Parenting sites, newspapers and magazines. Karen Phillip is the author of a very popular parenting book “Who Runs Your House, the kids or you?”, her book has helped thousands of parents and families around the world.


Masters in International Family Studies
Grad. Dip. in Counselling, major Family Therapies & Children
Diploma of Professional Counselling
Diploma In Clinical Hypnotherapy
Supervisor for Therapists
Certified Virtual Gastric Band Practitioner
Certificate III in Disability
Naturopathic Nutritionist
Herbal Medicine Practitioner
Registered Therapist with Workcover NSW
Level 2 E.F.T. Practitioner
Appointed Family Mediator by Attorney General’s Dept (FDRP)

Member Associations

Registered Supervisor with the Australian College of Supervisors
Professional Member of Counselling and Psychotherapy Association of NSW (CAPA)
Professional member of Australian Hypnotherapy Assoc. (AHA)
Registered Workcover Provider
Registered Mediator with Attorney General’s Department

Psychotherapy, Counselling & Hypnotherapy

Central Coast Hypnotherapy and Counselling

Karen Phillip runs a private practice at the northern end of the beautiful Central Coast of NSW. Karen’s specialty is family relations, couples and parenting.

Karen Phillip is also a Family Mediator, registered with the Attorney General’s Dept to assist parents after separation to manage their Parenting Plans and Property settlements.

Click on her page for Family Dispute Resolutions.