Behavioral and Mental Health Services in Oxford, MS


Dr. Catherine Phillips has a passion to care for the whole child. She was trained by the REACH institute to diagnose and manage a broad spectrum of mental health needs. Dr. Phillips evaluates each patient individually with a detailed history and standardized rating scales, using DSM V criteria by the American Psychiatric Association to give each patient an accurate diagnosis. She works with your family to create unique treatment plans that fit your lifestyle and individual needs, offering solutions to the many stressors that can contribute to mental health.

Pediatric Mental Health Issues We See

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Child Talking to Behavioral Health Specialist

How Does Phillips Pediatrics Treat Behavioral and Mental Health Conditions?

Dr. Phillips prescribes and manages medication when needed. She works alongside Joy McCalla, a licensed clinical social worker, who brings years of counseling experience to our team. She specializes in individual and family therapy. The two provide comprehensive mental healthcare right in the comfort of your pediatrician’s office. Joy offers flexible appointment times as well as telehealth visits. We also work closely with local and regional psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and developmental and autism centers when referrals are needed.

Many families experience developmental, behavioral, or mental health concerns. Call today to speak with a member of our clinical staff!

Schedule your Appointment with Phillips Pediatrics

Call our office in Oxford, Mississippi at (662) 371-1543 today for more information regarding behavioral and mental health care services


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Please call us at (662) 371-1543.

Visitors over the age of 2 years are required by the CDC to wear masks in the office.