Doing Life Together

My dad is a WWII veteran. At almost 91 years of age, he thinks clearly, gets around and still manages his own home. He is a remarkable man who is also hard of hearing and needs my help to navigate his health care with the VA. His local team in his small town has been…

Some feminists believe playing with Barbie leads to body dissatisfaction and the desire for breast implants. Now I know some of you are thinking, Oh come on, she’s only a harmless doll. An icon from the twentieth century. It’s not like she’s Chucky! Let her play in peace! Put on her Pilates outfit and let’s…

What are your family eating habits? Dr. Linda pays a visit to one local mom and discovers what is in her refrigerator and pantry. How did she rate? Watch the short video.  

Hand me another chocolate bar, but make it Swedish milk chocolate! Those bars have higher percentages of antioxidant rich cocoa solid than American milk chocolate bars. And when the concentration hits about 30%, it’s good news for chocolate lovers and our health. Swedish researchers’ evaluated women who claimed to eat two small chocolate bars a…

“Some Redemption for Chris Brown” was the headline in our local paper. Singer, dancer, pop artist Chris Brown appeared in concert over the weekend. He is talented and a heart throb among teens but the artist and I have had tension. This summer, my husband, teen daughter and I stood in Rockefeller Plaza, waiting for…

Several years ago, I did a national television show about the people on the Biggest Loser. The focus of the interview was on how the contestants fared away from the TV cameras a year or so later. The follow up data wasn’t good. So when latest contestant, Patrick, left the show, I was routing for…

I’ve been reading the comments from so many people concerning the loss of Steve Jobs. He certainly was one of the most creative and technical minds we have seen in modern times. His contribution to culture is significant and I am thankful for all the Apple products I own and have owned through the years.…

Today, I am at the E-Women conference in Lynchburg, Virginia. The event is sold out and Sarah Palin is headlining the conference. The women are here, ready to be inspired. As a marriage and family therapist, I love to talk about relationships and how to strengthen them and move them forward. My talk is entitled,…

Did you catch the story on Good Morning America? A public school speech pathologist began blogging about the school lunches in her Chicago area elementary school. She took snapshots of the daily offerings, concerned about the type of lunches the students were receiving. 90% of the students in her school qualify for free or reduced…

The new TV drama that was promoted this Fall–The Playboy Club was cancelled this week by NBC. The Parents Television Council (PTC) called for a boycott and urged sponsors to pull out of the show. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “Seven advertisers exited the series in the series’ second week after PTC president deemed the…

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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