Phil Mitchell

Phil Mitchell

Phil is a counsellor and psychotherapist specialising in working with boys and men affected by various form of recent and/or historic sexual abuse/exploitation. Phil has over 14 years’ experience working with male victims of abuse across a variety of settings, including nine yeas managing a male only sexual abuse/CSE service. As an experienced trainer and public speaker, and as someone who has experienced sexual abuse/exploitation, Phil has trained thousands of professionals across the country on male sexual abuse/exploitation and also shared his own experience of CSE and rape. Phil has developed local and national initiatives and resources aimed at tackling the sexual exploitation of boys and young men and he is also provides supervision to practitioners working with children and adults affected by abuse. Between 2013 and 2015 Phil managed the national project, Excellence for Boys, which resulted in more than doubling male referrals to CSE services across the country.

 

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