Dr. Phil McGraw Television Psychologist This Emotional Life - PBS

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Awards and Credentials

  1. Ph.D., North Texas State University, Clinical Psychology

Dr. Phil McGraw


Dr. Phil McGraw has galvanized millions of people to "get real" about their own behavior and create more positive lives. On his daily, one-hour TV show, Dr. Phil, he meets with guests to help solve their problems by stripping away their emotional clutter and providing them with the tools they need to move confidently ahead in their lives.

Dr. Phil is also the author of six #1 New York Times best sellers, which include Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters; Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner; and Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out. His latest book, Real Life: Preparing for the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your Life, gives readers a solid plan for how to cope with crisis in their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

Dr. Phil McGraw's Content

Behind the scenes with Dr. Phil

  • Dr. Phil McGraw
  • Dr. Phil, a clinical psychologist, with the second-highest-rated daytime talk show on TV, speaks with Dan Gilbert in this behind-the-scenes look at America‚Äôs most popular TV psychologist. The two discuss the limits and extent of personal responsibility each of us has in our emotional lives.