He has written 12 books about sex and relationships - the most recent being How 'Perfect' Is Your Partner? (Carol and Brown). For over 20 years, he presented his own London radio show with LBC, and subsequently on national Talk Radio. His lengthy TV career includes six years on BBC1's Going Live! and Live and Kicking, where he advised on teen problems; contract stints for ITV Breakfast and BBC's Daytime and a five year association with TV South where he co-presented the afternoon show.
Phillip is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a past university lecturer. He has been the agony uncle of seven magazines and five newspapers, has three sons and remains happily unmarried to fellow therapist and author Anne Hooper.