ABOUT

Trinitas Retreats are offered by Trinitas Services and led by Phillip Bass.  Phillip is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, a member of the American Counseling Association, and a Licensed Qualified Supervisor.  He earned a Master of Counselor Education, Mental Health track, at North Carolina Central University in 2013. He also holds a Master of Divinity (2006) and a Master of Theology (2009) from Duke University Divinity School.  In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Phillip is also an ordained Transitional Deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. 

Along with Kristin Mastro (Luminas Services), Phillip co-created the Nurture Play Structure Model of Therapy.

Phillip is passionate about leading small group retreats and has an extensive history of public speaking.  Phillip also enjoys collaborating with other professionals to deepen and enrich retreats.  Most recently, Phillip has worked with The Rev. Dr. Helen Svoboda-Barber (Cardboard Dog Coaching) on "Embracing Radical Acceptance; Learning a Relational Model of Faith."  

 

​Examples of Phillip'sRecent Speaking/Training Include:

  • "Embracing Radical Acceptance; Learning a Relational Model of Faith" ~ Author/Facilitator ~ December 2021, June 2022
     

  • "How to Manage Anxiety in the Midst of a Global Pandemic and National Distress" ~ Presenter ~ November 2020​
     

  • "Anxiety Management, Living in a COVID 19 World" ~ Co-Presenter ~ (Multiple Locations) ~ May, September, November 2020​
     

  • "Nurture Play Structure Model of Therapy" ~ Co-Presenter/Trainer ~ Continuing Education (NBCC Approval No. SP-3363) ~ February 2020​
     

  • "LGBTQ+ Therapy:  Understanding the Closet Experience, Trauma, and Attachment" ~ Co-Presenter/Trainer ~ Continuing Education (NBCC Approval No. SP-3320) ~ July 2019 & February 2020​
     

  • "Mental Health and the Queer Experience; the Impact of Heteronormativity and the Closet on LGBTQIA Individuals" ~ Presenter/Trainer ~ Umstead Park UCC LGBTQ Informational Workshop Day, ~ November 2018​
     

  • "ARG! (Anxiety Related Group)" ~ Co-Presenter/Trainer ~ St. Luke's Episcopal Church ~ Summer 2018​
     

  • "LGBT Relationships" ~ Co-Presenter/Trainer ~ North Carolina Central University ~ April 21, 2017