What Phil’s clients say

Here is a capture of what people who have worked with Phil have to say. Since these are placed by clients in chronological order, you may want to use your “find” feature in your browser or follow the color code to see a specific topic. Some examples might be: CoachingRelationships/MarriageDecision Making, Anxiety, and Depression.

A.M. on Aug 26, 2019 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, Relationships/Marriage, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Phil has helped me a lot. He’s actually the best therapist I got to talk to so far. It is easy to talk to him, and he really tried to get to know me and helped me question myself about a couple of elements in my life and not only the one that was the reason why I started counseling in the first place. I would totally recommend him.

K.A. on Aug 23, 2019 on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, Relationships/Marriage, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties
In just a short month, Phil has propelled my development forward in ways I never thought I’d achieve. He blends encouragement and challenge with my interests at the forefront at all times. Thank you! You’re the best Dr. Phil out there!

K.A. on Aug 22, 2019 on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Phil is absolutely fantastic. He’s a great listener and I always leave from my therapy sessions feeling lighter. He is extremely knowledgeable and has a great knack for picking up on how I am feeling and knowing what to say. He also has a great sense of humor and I enjoy the banter we have. This is invaluable to me because it really helps to lighten the tone of the session and helps me to feel more at ease to talk. I really feel that Phil is helping me on my way to understanding myself and being less self-critical. Thank you!

T.H. on Jul 21, 2019 on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
Phil is a very kind, attentive, smart and funny person. He helped me to do things that were way overdue and that I was very terrified to do. Thank you!

T.I. on Jul 16, 2019 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, Relationships/Marriage, sleeping disorders, and self esteem
It is very unusual for me to write a review but I had to write one based on my amazing experience with Dr Phil. I started my counseling with Dr Phil almost a year ago and it has been an amazing journey from being someone who was in a dark place to being someone who is happy and cheerful again and in a much better place both mentally and physically. He took time to understand me and my problems and worked with me to fix it permanently. He is an ocean of knowledge and offers help based on his experience of so many years. He has logical explanations to every problem that I have shared with him and has helped me with coping mechanism that worked specifically for my personality rather than recommending something that I may not have followed through upon. If you are looking to work on yourself and be happy in the short and long run, you have come to the right place and right person. Dr Phil is everything you want from a counselor.

M.A. on Jan 25, 2019 Coaching
I like what he does. He’s intelligent, has a high emotional IQ, and is understanding.

D.O. on Jan 18, 2019 on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and family conflicts, self esteem
Phil has been instrumental in helping me feel more in control of my life and navigate various issues over the past several months. He is a patient counselor and provides pragmatic solutions. He also keeps things relatable and is available to answer my many questions. I am grateful for his guidance.

C.A. on Jan 16, 2019 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coaching
I really like Phil as he has the capacity of listening and at the same time takes the really important from everything we say. He is diligent and responds fast and accommodates to my schedule even though I live in Dubai and it’s very different timezone and everything. He is easy to talk with and I feel very comfortable with him. I was lucky you accurately set me with him.

I.V. on Jan 01, 2019 Coaching
Phil was amazing and was a great help for me. Step by step I improved my social life and the attitude to things around me. Since I started counseling with him, I saw improvements in my psyche with every session. He helped to fix relationship with my parents, to improve my motivation and attitude to life and made me going on socialization. Phil is extremely adequate, professional and helpful counselor. The money and time I spent for this counseling didn’t go to waste – to say lightly. I highly recommend him. All the best to him and you.

C.H. on Dec 16, 2018 Coaching
A wonderful coach and council who has excellent insight and a calming manner. Thank you for the advice which gave me the clarity I needed. I highly recommend Phil D’Agostino.

J.A. on Dec 04, 2018 Coaching
Phil took me from being completely at a loss in terms of my goals, life direction, meaning, anxiety and confidence and in just ten sessions deconstructed and advised on all major facets of my life, and provided me with the tools and wisdom to move forward from the psychological crossroads I’d been stuck at for the last two years. He’s funny, knowledgeable and a great counselor, highly recommend. A truly transformative experience and I will be forever grateful.

D.A. on Nov 28, 2018 on issues concerning depression, anxiety and decision making 
Talking with Phil has been very beneficial. He is knowledgeable and has good insight into different life struggles and ways to deal with them. I was given coping skills and walked through how to use them. Recommended.

R.E. on Nov 28, 2018 on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, and sleeping disorders
Phil is an excellent counselor who helped me better through a tough time. He gave me the tools to make my own decision and find out what I really want from my marriage. Highly recommend.

A.N. on Nov 21, 2018 on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, Relationship/Marriage, and self esteem
He is the best counselor.

G.E. on Oct 09, 2018 on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, and self esteem
Dr. Phil is very accommodating to my situation and is very approachable about anything that is on my mind! He is professional, kind and capable of humor when needed. He listens to my concerns/issues and always offers knowledgeable advice. He is non judgmental and kind…which I like the most.

K.I. on Oct 08, 2018 on issues concerning Marriage/Relationship, and behavior change
Phil has been very helpful in listening and giving feedback that helps me examine my thinking. His techniques have worked when I’ve applied them. I would recommend Phil to anyone who needs encouragement, a listening ear and a caring heart, as well as an experienced counselor who will give you much food for thought.

M.I. on Sep 29, 2018 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management
He quickly helps you get down to the core issues, and helps you put things in perspective. Very easy to talk to straight forward advice. His book NAKED THINKING also has great tools that really make you dig deep and think about your core values and what’s important within the first 50 pages it allowed me to better understand my situation and struggles.

B.R. on Sep 17, 2018 on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage
I like Phil a lot. He is very funny, engaging, and insightful. But it does not end there. He will do all he can to fit into your schedule and time and make the most of it. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeing these reviews.

A.S. on Sep 12, 2018 on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage
He is an excellent counselor.

O.L. on Aug 07, 2018 on issues concerning Depression.
Phil is positive and funny, and very good at explaining the rationale behind techniques to manage emotions. I have come away with a work plan that I can put into place every day, to stop myself slipping, and I feel far more positive about my future. I’m enormously grateful.

J.O. on Aug 01, 2018 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship/family
Phil is an experienced and competent counselor. If you’re looking for an approach along the lines of Carl Rogers’ unconditional positive regard, Phil is a good choice.

B.E. on Jul 18, 2018 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, decision making, and career Coaching
My time with Phil was hugely beneficial for both my mental health, as well as some of the largest and most difficult life decisions I had struggled immensely with approaching and overcoming. Phil worked with me to develop patient-centered plans based on my values and my priorities and for that, I am forever indebted to him. Following these large decisions and 1 year later, I can confidently say that I have found a new and much more fulfilling life.

C.H. on Jul 02, 2018 on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationships, intimacy-related, eating, and anger
I’ve done talk therapy for many, many years, but doing CBT with Phil has made a big difference in how I handle my anger. He is patient, understands my issues, and has helped my partner and me reduce our fights (we are now doing couples therapy with him). Phil is the only therapist that’s been able to give my partner and me successful tools to draw on.

A.T. on Jun 21, 2018 –Coaching
Phil has been a great listener to me! He offers me invaluable and objective advice to help me navigate my issues / the situation! Many thanks to him!! Highly recommended.

D.A. on Jun 08, 2018 – Coaching
Phil is amazing. I love his diversity and he brings all of that to the table and in the advice he gives. Its a welcomed change and great approach from the more traditional types of counseling. I wouldn’t be hesitant to recommend him to anybody including those in the social services fields.

A.W. on Jun 08, 2018-on issues concerning depression, stressanxietyRelationships/Marriage, and self esteem
Phil is fun and laid back. He’s good at offering advice without being pushy. He listens and doesn’t judge.

T.A. on Jun 07, 2018 – Coaching
Phil is very respectful and understanding. He helped me sort my issues in a short time. Strongly recommend him to anyone who needs help.

D.I. on Jun 06, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage
Phil is a very level-headed, down-to-earth, counselor, who has the ability to eliminate the periphery and shine light on the root of the problem, in a very efficient manner. We very much appreciated his sense of humor, and, if the need arises, we will seek his help again.

S.A. on Jun 01, 2018-on issues concerning decision making
Phil is an excellent counselor. Throughout phone conversations, he was quickly able to understand my issues and provide sound and evidence based counseling. He is a very good listener, and his genuine and warm demeanor make him very easy to speak with. Additionally, it is apparent that he has many years of strong experience. He helped me through some important decisions and I am grateful. Highly recommend Phil.

D.E. on May 31, 2018-on issues concerning decision making and anxiety
Mr. D’Agostino has the ability to guide and support clients easily toward healthy living and better choices. He is patient and extremely bright. My anxiety level has significantly lessened. I frequently pick up his book (Naked Thinking–Your essential handbook to effectively tame your emotions, focus your thinking, and make better decisions) and read a chapter or two when I’m struggling with decisions. I highly recommend him to anyone who struggles with anxiety.

S.T. on May 19, 2018-on issues concerning decision making and empowerment
Thank you Phil. What you’ve said is the most empowering thing ANYONE has said to me, in a VERY long time. I am immeasurably grateful to you for providing me with some solid advice, and giving me the strength to go out and find myself, and socialize with like-minded people.

G.I. on May 17, 2018 – Coaching
Phil helped me to better understand and overcome a professional/career issue I needed help with. He was very responsive and always professional and understanding. Thanks to his valuable insights I could work out the issue much faster than I would have expected. I would recommend Phil to anyone!

T.E. on May 12, 2018-on issues concerning decision making and anxiety
Phil was a huge help! I cannot thank him enough for helping me through a very tough season of my life. I highly recommend him.

T.D. on May 09, 2018 – Coaching and anxiety
Phil, I really really appreciate our time together. You’ve have helped me more than you will ever know. I hope our paths cross again at some point in the future. Thanks again!

H.A. on Apr 21, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, self-esteem, and anger
Phil has really helped me overcome some issues and listens to me, offers me a safe space to offload and get good advice. I would highly recommend Phil to anyone.

A.D. on Apr 14, 2018-on issues concerning depression, stress, anxietyRelationships/Marriage, and self esteem
Phil is the best. At a time when I felt terrible he took the time just to listen to me which I appreciated so much and it showed me he cares. He knows a lot and he’s so empathetic and understanding too. He asks really great questions that make you think and help you understand things about yourself.

C.H. on Apr 11, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage
Phil is straight to the point. He cares and also knows how to not waste time getting down to what the bottom line is for moving forward. He is candid and frank sincere and authentic. I appreciate his approach very much.

K.I. on Mar 21, 2018 – Coaching
Awesome. Helped me from the minute we spoke.

L.A. on Mar 09, 2018-on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, and self esteem.
I would highly recommend Phil! He helped me to get through some tough family and behavioural [sic] issues I had been struggling with for years. He helped me to set goals for myself and make great progress throughout my therapy!

J.O. on Mar 01, 2018 – Coaching
Very responsive, knowledgeable, and he seems to really care.

B.A. on Jan 18, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, family, and intimacy-related.
Phil has been helping me a lot for the past month. I came to him having big problems with my relationships and family’s traumas. He first made me feel that I’m normal and then helped me to figure out how to get over it. I really appreciate the effort. Phil is a good listener who remembers what you told him and also links the events together in order to figure out the best solution for you.
Thanks Phil for being there always!

G.E. on Jan 17, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, and self esteem.
Extremely responsive and fits my personality style so our sessions are extremely informative and helpful but have also been humorous and insightful. Very happy with him! Thank you!

P.A. on Jan 15, 2018-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, and parenting.
Phil was very easy to talk to and helped me through some of the struggles I was facing at the moment. I was comfortable expressing my challenges and telling him personal issues I was dealing with. He listened and helped me work through my problems. I would recommend Phil and would even reach out to him again myself if needed.

M.A. on Jan 12, 2018 – Coaching
In our first session Phil was able to identify so many points that we can work on in addition to that pick up on my strengths and encourage me.

K.A. on Jan 11, 2018 – Coaching
Phil was great I really would like to leave him a good review as he helped me a lot in such a short time.

J.E. on Jan 11, 2018-on issues concerning stressanxiety, Relationships/Marriage, sleeping, and career.
Phil has read all the books, knows all the theory, has all the techniques… but the very best thing about him is that he is a kind and compassionate human being who genuinely wants the best for those he counsels. He is patient and completely non-judgmental, with a cheerfulness that is infectious even in the darkest hours! I am so very grateful to have been matched with him.

D.A. on Jan 10, 2018-on issues of marriage, family and Relationships/Marriage
Phil was very thorough in our video chat and has been checking in regularly. He seems to genuinely care for our family.

W.E. on Jan 02, 2018-on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family, and anger.
Phil takes a very practical approach to problem solving. I commend him for focusing on how to change unwanted behavior instead of dwelling on the past issues that may have led to the unwanted behavior.

C.I. on Dec 07, 2017-on issues concerning depression, and self esteem.
Phil is incredibly responsive and helpful. He reached out to me within 12 hours of being assigned to me as a counselor. Within 5 days, we have already been through two sessions and made progress. I really appreciate all his help and his knowledge in different psychological treatment theories that he kindly shared with me.

R.O. on Nov 28, 2017 – Coaching
I thank you for this wonderful man who has helped me a great deal. Thank you so much, Phil- I will not forget you. God bless you, my friend.

L.A. on Nov 07, 2017 – Coaching
Phil is great! I have benefited greatly from his care!

D.A. on Oct 30, 2017-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage.
Phil has been a great mediator for my husband and I. He’s a good listener and very clear with his thoughts and words. So far I any very happy with his services and my money had been well spent. I highly recommend him.

N.O. on Oct 26, 2017-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage.
Phil is very down to earth, shows humor, and very understanding. He is easy to speak with, non-judgmental, listens, and offers his views.

C.A. on Oct 23, 2017-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage.
Phil is wonderful!

X.A. on Oct 03, 2017-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage.
Phil is very level headed and easy to talk to. He’ll talk about his family, about his own challenges, and you can just tell he’s a genuine and authentic person. He’s patient and willing to just listen if needed. He always pauses afterwards and makes sure you are heard. His responses show me that he’s really hearing what I’m saying and not just nodding his head. He’s very good at coming up with practical solutions. He’s also astute and he’s good at reading you, even over the phone. I was very impressed in just the short time that I spent with him. He responds quickly to questions and I highly recommend him to anyone who needs a practical and straight forward counselor.

T.Y. on Sep 29, 2017 – Coaching
Phil is fantastic, he helped me get through some things that had been bothering me for a long time. He is great at helping challenge preconceptions I have and didn’t even realize it and look at things in novel ways. Would recommend him for anyone trying to get a better handle on life’s ups and downs!

E.M. on Sep 29, 2017 on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, self esteem, and anger.
Counseling with Dr. Phil is a breath of fresh air. He gets right down to teaching skills, which has been very beneficial for me. He has an extensive background and offers insights and suggestions that I have never had other therapist offer, and they work! He’s also funny and enjoyable to talk to.

C.E. on Sep 27, 2017 on Relationships/Marriage
We Appreciate Phil’s time in helping us, he has been of great benefit to us and I would recommend his therapy to others.

K.I. on Sep 26, 2017 – Coaching
I believe that Phil is very well educated when it comes to helping people cope/manage their emotions and behavior. He provides the steps and initiatives that need to be taken in order for the individual to slowly start breaking down the barrier that is holding them hostage/captive. He can also provide great scientific and psychological facts in order for the person to gain a clearer understanding of the current dilemma they are facing.

M.A. on Sep 15, 2017-on issues concerning Relationships/Marriage, and family.
Phil is an insightful counselor. He listens carefully, analyzes the situation and gives substantive suggestions. He asks good questions and helps the client to self discover of course. I would recommend him highly. He also cares a lot.

C.H. on Jul 28, 2017 – Coaching
Phil was a great help when I was in a pretty dark place. I really appreciated his direct manner, honesty and suggestions for positive steps to take to change things for the better. A really good experience all round.

M.O. on Jul 01, 2017-on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and Relationships/Marriage.
Phil is an extremely experienced and professional counsellor who is a subject matter expert in his field. The author of a successful book ‘naked thinking’, he can relate to situations and tap into people’s thinking patterns and emotional energies and offer great advice in terms of controlling outward behavioral patterns and also insight into the thinking process of his patients. Highly recommend him.

P.A. on Jun 15, 2017-on issues concerning depression, stress, anxietyRelationships/Marriage, and family.
I felt Dr. Phil understood what I needed quickly and got right to the point. He gave me tools and suggested readings that were very helpful and assignments that kept me focused on the goal.