Doing Life Together

In 2019, a mother was sentenced to six years in prison after subjecting her then 8-year-old son to more than 320 hospital visits and 13 surgeries. It was all fabricated. Her son was not really ill. Her crime was an injury to a child. Reading this story, it is hard to imagine how a loving and…

Rachel’s distress reached a tipping point and she wanted to go to couple’s therapy. However, her partner refused to go. Rachel was frustrated with his unwillingness to change and didn’t know what to do. Her list of complaints included being blamed for all the family problems. Her partner didn’t hold a steady job and rarely took…

On this 20th anniversary remembering 9-11, we are once again reminded of all the loss we experienced on that terrible day. In 2015, I visited the 911 Memorial. I walked around the walls and read the names -names of people I never met but whom I knew were someone’s brother, mother, father, aunt, etc. It…

You are probably familiar with the crowdsource term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), but how about FOGO or FONO? During the pandemic, a few new terms have arisen based on fear and apprehension. One of those terms has to do with feeling anxious about going out again. Even for the masked vaccinated person, the idea…

We all want a loving relationship. I mean, we married because we thought this is the person I love and makes me happy. But we get busy and tend to ignore that wonderful person we once thought we could not live without. Life gets in the way and we want those loving feelings to linger…

Do you compare yourself to other people? Most likely- Yes! Hey, we all belong to the sisterhood of the traveling dissatisfied pants. Comparisons are easy to do in this saturated media environment in which we live. Years ago, I wrote a book, Making Peace with Your Thigh, based on how difficult it is to be…

No one likes to be depressed.  Yet over 17 million adults have had at least one depressive episode. The voice of depression says you cannot move out of the darkness blanketing your life. However, nothing could be further from the truth. There is much you can do to lift yourself out of that stuck place. First,…

When you have been hurt by someone in a significant way, the last thing you want to do is bless them. More of what comes to mind is how can you hurt them back, give them a dose of their own medicine or take revenge. That is our natural and instinctual response. But if you…

When it comes to weight loss, most of us could drop a few pounds. But we all know how hard it is to actually lose the weight. One of the culprits to achieving our goals is snacking. So here is a quick tip on something you may not know. The time of day you eat…

Situation comedies are the worst when it comes to portraying relationships. Typically we see the “I don’t have a clue” husband whose wife is constantly telling him what to do. While we may laugh at this comedy routine, there is nothing funny about it in real life. No one likes to be belittled and told…

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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