Doing Life Together

Did you know that one of the most common relationship problems has to do with chores? Although chores may seem benign, they can create wars between couples. In fact, wars over chores have been shown to be one of the most common long-term relationship problems. Let’s look at why this is. To get chores done,…

For years, Jennifer suspected she was married to a narcissist. Bound and determined to get her husband to listen to her, Jennifer confronted him on his selfish and uncaring behavior. It didn’t go well. When she told me, I felt bad for her because she didn’t know, confrontation doesn’t usually end with a good result.…

By now, you are probably aware of the on-going trial between celebrities Amber Heard, age 36, and Johnny Depp, age 58. The trial was sparked by a 2018 op-ed Heard wrote for the Washington Post about domestic violence. She never mentioned Depp by name. However, Depp filed a defamation lawsuit against Heard claiming she irreparably…

Mother’s Day is hard for many people. Those who lost their moms, miss them tremendously. Others who had difficult relationships with their moms have mixed feelings on a day designed to honor her. If your mom is addicted, mentally ill or depressed, your relationship may be strained. And if you are someone who is struggling…

  My daughter has a friend who suddenly had a panic attack. He became immobilized with anxiety. In fact, it was so severe that he had to stop walking and sit down. She called for help on what to do.  If you are with someone who experiences a panic attack, here are some guidelines. Before…

You are tired of his shoes being left at the side of the bed. You almost tripped over them getting up at night. It doesn’t take long for the argument to begin. “Why do you have to leave your stuff all over the place? Just put things away.” He glares at you and says, “Really?…

To touch can be to give life,” Michelangelo Touch is the first of the senses to develop. It remains emotionally important throughout our lives. And while touch can be negative, abusive or violating, positive touch is essential to so many areas of our lives. However, for the past two years, we have been restricted in…

Jenna is six-years-old and dealing with the recent divorce of her parents. Every time Jenna returns from visitation with her dad, she overeats. Jenna’s mom has noticed the pattern and is concerned because Jenna has not adjusted well to the divorce. Since the initial separation, Jenna has been anxious and fearful. Jenna’s mom is worried…

What  if you requested prayer for depression in your church small group meeting? Would they be supportive? Do they think you lack faith? Would they assume there must be a spiritual problem? Would they avoid you because of what you shared? I hope the answer would be one of support. But experience tells me this…

I am so thankful for Good Friday this year. We can celebrate the Easter season in our churches once again. Going through the pandemic felt like the movie Ground Hog Day. We replayed the same bad day over and over with many fighting despair. Death, loss, arguing over vaccines and masks, lockdowns, shut downs, unrest……

Linda Mintle
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Linda Mintle

It is rare that a trained academic who speaks passionately to the heart of people providing real answers to real life problems is so relatable. Dr. Linda’s fun personality and expertise comes through whether she’s helping her audience stress less or make peace with their thighs!

Dr. Linda has her Ph.D. in Urban Health and Clinical Psychology and is a national expert on mental health. She has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, depression and pain management. With 30 years of clinical experience working with couples, families and individuals, she brings her common-sense approach to people who want to live in positive mental health.

Dr. Linda is also a bestselling author with 20 book titles to her credit, a radio host of the Dr. Linda Mintle show, professor, national speaker, winner of the Mom’s Choice Award, a national news consultant, featured writer for Beliefnet and hosts her own website. Her academic appointments keep her abreast of current research in her areas of expertise. Her media experience includes seven years as the resident expert for ABC Family’s Living the Life television show and regular appearances on network television and radio.

It is often said that being with Dr. Linda is like having coffee with a friend. She makes the complicated issues of relationships and mental health easy to understand and applicable to everyday living. The ease she has with people, coupled with her clinical training and experience makes her a sought-after speaker on college campuses, conferences and special events. Whether she is doing a TV skit with Tim Conway or discussing teen violence with Queen Latifa, Dr. Linda will entertain, educate and integrate faith and mental health in everyday living.

Check out her latest book co-authored with physician, Dr. James Kribs, Living beyond Pain, a whole-person approach to manage pain and get your life back.

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