Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Amanda S. Phillips, PhD

  • Health Psychology


Dr. Amanda S. Phillips earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. She completed her predoctoral internship in Behavioral Medicine at the VA San Diego Healthcare System/University of California San Diego where she developed her expertise in behavioral weight management, bariatric psychology, and diabetes psychology. Dr. Phillips completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the VA San Diego Healthcare System where she provided outpatient Behavioral Medicine services and inpatient Consultation Liaison services to patients on the medical units. Dr. Phillips enjoys working with interdisciplinary teams to help patients improve their health via bariatric surgery, medical weight loss, and behavioral weight loss. Her clinical interests also include working with people who are experiencing diabetes burnout or are seeking assistance adjusting to the complex diabetes self-management regimen. Dr. Phillips uses evidence-based therapeutic approaches in her work including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

University affiliation
  • Department of Psychiatry

Practice locations

  • East Madison HospitalComprehensive Medical and Surgical Weight Management Program
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-7090
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX