Doing Life Together

An academic conference was sponsored in Baltimore this month in which a handful of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals want to normalize pedophilia and take it out of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as a mental health disorder. The manual is being revised in the next few years and is…

It was a wild ride this weekend. I live on water and was in the path of hurricane Irene. We had a lot of flooding and water in the garage but no major damage. Our neighbor’s trees fell on our property but fell in such a way that they stopped before hitting our glass sun…

I had to laugh when I read this USA Today newspaper headline: “Psychologists now know what makes people happy.” I didn’t know happiness was a secret to be discovered by my noble profession! Curious, I kept reading. Here is what psychologists found to be true about happiness: The happiest people are those who spend the…

Today, I make the long drive out of state to take my daughter to college for her freshman year. She is the last to leave the nest. I am very excited for her and proud of the way she ended her high school life. So many honors and promises of great things to come. She…

Last week, I did a news story on on-line dating. I also took the opportunity to use my social media to ask people if they were for or against on-line dating and why? I received a great response that was mostly positive on the topic. Of course there were the horror stories as well. But…

I just received a request from FOX news to go on their weekend show to discuss a new book coming out for kids. I couldn’t do the interview because of logistics so I’m writing about it. I’m not going to give  you the title because I don’t want to promote it at all. It’s an…

I was at the hairdresser the other day and my stylist had her two and a half year old with her. I was entertaining her for while but at one point, she handed the toddler her IPOD touch and what I witnessed amazed me. That child grabbed that device and was navigating it like a…

I don’t usually do this but as a weight loss expert, I was intrigued. I clicked on one of the Facebook free ads. It was about the three foods that promised to rid you of belly fat. I laughed several times during the pitch, not because the man was entertaining, but because there were so…

“Jeannie’s packin’ up, Jeannie;s leaving town…” I sang those lyrics in the musical Brigadoon my junior year of high school. Funny, I remembered the song today as I was helping my daughter pack up to leave for college. The mood was lighthearted like it was when I folded clothes on that musical stage. At the…

Since I received a great response to my blog on tanning and teens, I wanted to add a little to that topic. Ever heard of “tanorexic?” I treat anorexics but this was a new one for me. A “tanorexic” is a person who ignores the health risks (skin cancers such as malignant melanoma) and may…

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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