Phyllis Alongi, MS, NCC, LPC, ACS, Clinical Director of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has numerous years of counseling experience with children, adolescents and adults in both Partial Care and Intensive outpatient settings. She is a former educator with over 10 years of teaching experience. Phyllis obtained her Master’s Degree from Monmouth University in Professional Counseling in 2009 and the Advanced Clinical Supervision Certification in 2014. Prior to joining the team at SPTS, Phyllis served as the Clinical Consultant for the Toms River School District, Brick Township School Based Youth Services Program and Program Development Specialist for The Sandy Support and Counseling Project. Phyllis is in private practice in Brielle, NJ. Phyllis conducts suicide prevention training to schools, agencies and community organizations nationally. Phyllis is proud share in the vision of such a meaningful and dynamic organization such as SPTS. Phyllis is frequently interviewed on the topic of Suicidology and has been quoted in numerous publications including, The New York Times, People Magazine and Psychotherapy Networker.