“Coping Conversations” is an entertaining, educational, and inspirational podcast, hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips. The “Coping Conversations” show has been airing weekly for more than 30 years, having appeared on New York radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed radio program since 1991. Due to popular demand, it debuted as a podcast in 2019.
In each episode, 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 activities and successful coping experiences, hence the name “Coping Conversations“! The show invariably is positive, upbeat, and fascinating.
Dr. Phillips is also 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.
176: Holly Robinson Peete- Actress, Author, Advocate
My guest is a popular actress and author, whose new book, “Charlie Makes a Splash” was co-authored with her son who has autism. We discuss her career, her advocacy for autism, how her family has coped, and much more.
175: Kelly Carlin- Author, Performer, and Daughter of George Carlin
My guest is an author, performer, motivational speaker, and advocate. We discuss her career, her life as George Carlin’s daughter, how she coped with the death of her parents, and much more.
174: Brittany Schmitt- Popular New Comedienne
My guest is a young comedienne who is growing in popularity. We discuss her career, the difficulties she’s encountered as a comedienne, her thoughts about the current state of standup comedy, and much more.
173: Jim Meskimen- The Actor/Impressionist Returns
My guest is an impressionist who made quite an impression when he first appeared on the show, hence his return. We discussed more about his career, his desire to inspire and motivate, his desire to help other performers, and much more.
172: Christian Ganiere- Child Actor from “Stranger Things” and more
My guest, a 13-year-old actor, is already making a name for himself, currently appearing in "Stranger Things" on Netflix. We discuss his developing career, his passion for acting, how he’s been treated in school as an actor, the difficulties he’s encountered, and much more.
171: Alan Howarth: Academy Award-Winning Composer Returns
My returning guest discusses details about composing music and creating sounds for some of his biggest movies, how he copes with being in the industry, and much more.
Worth listening to for anyone wanting to know how to cope with life! Dr. Phillips knows how to conduct meaningful and poignant conversations.