Speaker Bio

Phil Wyzik

CEO of Monadnock Family Services

Homegrown Care: Care you can Provide

Since June 2012, Phil Wyzik has been the CEO of Monadnock Family Services, the designated community mental health center in the greater Cheshire County. Prior to this, he was the President and CEO of the Mental Health Association of Connecticut. He also worked for 17 yrs as VP of Operations for West Central Behavioral Health in Lebanon NH. Beginning his mental health career in 1986, he has worked in the NH system since 1991. He has previous professional experience as a therapist, addiction counselor, teacher, and religious education coordinator. He was a certified trainer for Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid and for the Signs of Suicide Prevention program for Jr and Sr high grades. He is the Chair of the Executive committee of the Leadership Council for a Healthy Monadnock and has been the facilitator of the Healthiest Community Advisory Board. He has collaborated in the publishing of 10 professional journal articles and published numerous Op Ed articles in Regional newspapers. He has recently completed a work of fiction, “Pushed Down, Then Out” that is a story about individuals with mental health and trauma on the fringes of a future society. He received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 1984 from Assumption College in Worcester MA and has been a lecturer at Granite State College from 2001 to 2010. He has taught online courses in health care finance, health care ethics, and quality improvement. Current volunteer activities include membership in the Keene Elm City Rotary, and with his therapy dog Buddy, was a volunteer at the Cheshire Medical Center for five years.

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