"Coping Conversations” is hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips, and has been aired on radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed program since 1991.
On each show, Dr. Phillips interviews a well-known celebrity or expert, bringing the listening audience up to date on current appearances, performances, publications and other activities of interest.
As the main focus, our listeners are always fascinated to hear about our guest’s interesting life experiences and successful coping experiences, hence the name "Coping Conversations"! The show invariably is positive, upbeat, and fascinating.
Host Dr. Bob Phillips is also the author of more than 35 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping on Long Island, New York.
Paul Evans: Recording Artist and Songwriter
Do you remember the song “Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat?” How about “Happy Go Lucky Me?” Both of these songs were hits for guest Paul Evans. We discuss his music career, how he dealt with the ups and downs and changes in his career, and the success he has had writing songs as well as performing.
Joanna Gleason: Tony Award-Winning Actress and Singer
My guest is actress/singer Joanna Gleason, a Tony Award winner with numerous movie and television roles as well. We discuss her relationship with her father, Let’s Make A Deal’s Monty Hall, how acting has always been so important to her, and how a good attitude can help you cope with anything!
Mark Metcalf: The Versatile "Animal House" Actor
My guest is a versatile actor who is perhaps best known for playing the hated Douglas C. Neidermeyer in the classic hit movie, "Animal House." We discussed how this role came to be, the difficulties he's had with stereotyping, other joys in his life, and his goals for the future.
Paul Petersen: Former Child Star and Modern-Day Advocate
My guest is former child star Paul Petersen, who played Jeff Stone on the old Donna Reed Show. Today, Paul is best known for his advocacy work. He founded the well-respected, non-profit organization, A Minor Consideration, that advocates and provides services for child stars and former child stars in trouble. We discuss his personal and professional interest in working with child stars as well as the valuable work of A Minor Consideration.
Len Berman: Popular Sportscaster and Morning Radio Co-Host
One of the most popular television sportscasters in New York television history, Len Berman has covered virtually every major sporting event during his 40-year career.
Now a co-host on morning radio in NY, we discuss his changing role in broadcasting, how sports help us cope, the difficulties he’s encountered in his career, and more.
Larry King: Legendary Television and Radio Host
My guest is legendary television and radio host, Larry King. Over the past 30 years, he has been suffered and coped with, numerous medical problems. In this archived show, taped in 2015, we discuss his first heart attack in 1987.
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Worth listening to for anyone wanting to know how to cope with life! Dr. Phillips knows how to conduct meaningful and poignant conversations.