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Phillip Kemp is an investigator and trainer in healthcare security. Since 2012, he has been instrumental in preparing healthcare clinicians and support staff in the art of effective de- escalation and conflict resolution, as well as other workplace violence prevention strategies. Before beginning his career in the healthcare industry, Phillip served as an intelligence analyst for 12 years in the United States Air Force.
Phillip is certified as a senior instructor in nonviolent physical crisis intervention and is a certified advanced healthcare security officer with the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety. He holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy and systems theoretical approaches for teaching clients healthy coping habits to deal with agitation and stress.