No one likes to feel out of control or vulnerable. In a moment, our lives can change through no action of our own. Things happen. And this year, a virus happened and so much changed. For some, this meant facing death. Prior to the virus, most of us have personal stories of loss and suffering.…

A military funeral is something you never forget. It is sacred and so meaningful. I have experienced it twice in my immediate family. First with my brother, then my dad. Both served their country with honor. Today, we honor the fallen. Memorial Day is a day to honor those who served and gave their lives for our…

“I’m never going to feel better!” “My life is ruined.” “How can I possibly go back to work?” These are the thoughts that run though the head of someone with chronic pain. But do our thoughts matter? Actually, yes they matter a lot! Catastrophic thinking is a strong predictor of pain intensity. It is a way…

During the pandemic, much of the news is dire. Daily reports of death and despair seem to dominant the headlines. What you don’t always hear much about is faith and the positive impact it has on our well-being. But this important part of life should be reported. Faith is good news! While so many people…

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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