Philip C. Hyde, Ph.D.
Licensed Health Service Psychologist
WHAT TYPE OF PROBLEMS DOES DR. HYDE WORK WITH IN HIS
depression, stress, sexual dysfunction, relationship
conflicts and family discord are the types of difficulties
with which Dr. Hyde has been most successful. Couples having
trouble understanding and dealing with each other is an area
of particular focus for Dr. Hyde. For the last 15 years, he
has worked a great deal with men and “men’s issues” and has
led numerous groups and workshops helping men to effectively
deal with their changing roles in our present day culture.
AGE GROUPS DOES HE WORK AND WHAT THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES DOES
family and couples therapy is provided to adolescents and to
adults of all ages and Dr. Hyde has worked with children as
young as 8 if they are involved in “family therapy”. Dr.
Hyde utilizes problem focused, solution oriented
strategies in working with clients and he is quite
comfortable doing therapy on a “short term” basis
encouraging people to return as needed over time.
Therapeutic interventions can include: Dr. Hyde’s offering
alternative ways of viewing problematic circumstances, role
playing, recommended readings, cognitive-behavioral therapy
(CBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), “open seat work” (Gestalt Therapy) in which a client
has the opportunity of dealing in the present through
imagination with individuals with whom he or she might have
“unfinished business” from the past, work with dreams, men’s
groups, plus consultation with other family members when
appropriate permission is given.
WHAT CAN BE
EXPECTED DURING THE INITIAL SESSION?
initial contact, Dr. Hyde and you and/or the family will
identify and discuss your therapeutic issues or concerns and
your treatment goals for improving your situation and a
mutually agreeable treatment plan will be developed. Through
this discussion, it will be determined how often to meet and
a time frame for intervention will be set. For the first
session, Dr. Hyde will get acquainted with you by asking
lots of questions about your circumstances and background.
This “getting acquainted” portion of the initial interview
is important as clinical research has clearly shown that it
is the therapeutic relationship between therapist and client
which is the crucial ingredient for therapy to be
DR. HYDE PRACTICE, WHAT ARE HIS HOURS AND HOW IS AN
office is in the Oklahoma Psychological Center located at
1117 NW 50th. St. in Oklahoma City just west of
Western on 50th street. The single story red
brick building is accessible to individuals with
disabilities, is near public transportation, and has parking
and the main entrance at the rear of the building to insure
privacy. In addition to day time appointments beginning at 9
a.m. Monday through Friday, Dr. Hyde has evening and
Saturday morning times available for clients’ convenience.
Just call (405) 842-4435 to schedule an appointment; Dr.
Hyde is on numerous reimbursement panels and accepts most
health insurance so feel free to call to see if he is
covered by your insurance plan. He can be reached via
WHAT IS DR.
HYDE’S FORMAL CLINICAL TRAINING?
his undergraduate BA degree from Hanover College in Hanover,
Indiana, Dr. Hyde completed his Doctorate Degree in Clinical
Psychology at Oklahoma State University in 1977. A year’s
clinical psychology internship was completed at the
University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston in 1974-75,
and his 1 year post-doctoral supervision was completed in
the Oklahoma State Health Department Guidance Center
Division in 1978 when he was licensed by the Oklahoma State
Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
TO WHAT CODE
OF CONDUCT DOES DR. HYDE ADHERE?
Dr. Hyde bases
all his clinical work on the American Psychological
Association’s standard of ethics and code of conduct that
has also been adopted by the Oklahoma Psychological
Association, both organizations to which he has been a long
time member in good standing. This insures all clients that
your therapy will be conducted in an ethical fashion and all
information shared with Dr. Hyde will be maintained in the
strictest of confidence.
PERSONAL INFORMATION MIGHT BE HELPFUL TO KNOW ABOUT DR.
Philip Hyde was
born in Warren, Ohio two years after his sister to parents
who were married for 60 years before his father died in
2001. In 1969, he was drafted into the Army and served as a
combat medic in Vietnam throughout 1970. He married in 1976,
his son was born in 1980 and he and his wife divorced in
1991. He participates in a weekly men’s group which he
initiated in 1991, he has served as a member of the Oklahoma
Licensing Board of Examiners of Psychologists (serving as
Chairperson twice) and he is currently President of the
Oklahoma Psychological Association. Special interests for
Dr. Hyde include spiritual and psychological growth and