About Us

Anita Avers, LCMFT

Phil Newman, MSW, LSCSW

Experience Matters

Anita is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing in the Wichita area for several years. She specializes in Marital Therapy and enjoys helping couples work out their difficulties.

Phil has over 17 years of experience in Individual, Family and Group Therapy at a community health center and a private psychiatric clinic. Phil works with clients ages 2-65 and specializes in the treatment of children (impulse control, including ADHD, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders) as well as adult trauma survivors. Phil has been married for 31 years and has three children.

Marilyn has over 20 years of experience as a Psychotherapist in both inpatient and outpatient settings. As an adult Cognitive- Behavioral Therapist she specializes in treating the full spectrum of Anxiety Disorders, including Panic Attacks, OCD and Social Anxiety, as well as all aspects of Depression and the ways it impacts functioning.


The therapists at Wichita Counseling Professionals are on the provider panels of most major insurance companies. Phil and Marilyn are Medicare and Medicaid certified as well. We will file your claim. .