"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.
Lloyd Price: The Popular Singer Known As "Mr. Personality"
A very popular singer, whose popularity continues despite his hits coming from the 1950's and 1960's, is my guest, "Mr. Personality", Lloyd Price. We discuss his songs, his longevity in music, how he got that nickname, and a number of other activities that he's involved in. You'll enjoy the personality of Mr. Personality!
Dr. Bob Phillips: Trying To Be Resilient, And How “Coping Mode” Can Help!
Welcome to the 100th episode of Coping Conversations!
In this very special episode, host Dr. Bob Phillips addresses a simple strategy to be more resilient and cope better during difficult times.
Dr. Bob Phillips is the author of more than 40 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping (www.coping.com) on Long Island, New York.
Mel Allen: The “Voice of the Yankees” Sportscaster
Known for decades as the "Voice of the Yankees", sportscaster Mel Allen (who died in 1996) appeared on "Coping Conversations" less than a year before he died. Known not just for his work for the Yankees, but as a radio and television personality, Mel had one of the most recognizable voices in American sports. This show has been digitally remastered and this is the first time it's been available on this website.
George Chakiris: West Side Story’s Academy Award Winner
My guest is actor/singer/dancer George Chakiris, an academy award winner for West Side Story. We discuss how he got this role, his passion for his career, his love of family, and the difficulties he’s dealt with in show business.
Donald Meichenbaum, PhD - One of the Top 10 Psychologists in America Talks About Resilience
My guest is Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, one of the founders of cognitive-behavior therapy. We discuss this branch of psychology, the concept of resilience, and how all of this can help people deal with the pandemic and so much more.
Dwier Brown: Iconic Field of Dreams Actor and Author
My guest is perhaps best known for playing Kevin Costner’s father in the classic movie, “Field of Dreams.” We discussed how this movie has brought out feelings about father/son relationships, how this affected his feelings about his own father, and how his fans have responded to him in public appearances.
Worth listening to for anyone wanting to know how to cope with life! Dr. Phillips knows how to conduct meaningful and poignant conversations.