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Coping Conversations

"Coping Conversations” is a popular 15-minute radio show, hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips, which has been aired on radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed program since 1991.

 On each show, Dr. Phillips interviews a well-known celebrity or expert, bringing the listening audience up to date on current appearances, performances, publications and other activities of interest.

 As the main focus, our listeners are always fascinated to hear about our guest’s interesting life experiences and successful coping experiences, hence the name "Coping Conversations"! The show invariably is positive, upbeat, and fascinating.

Host Dr. Bob Phillips is also the author of more than 35 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping ( on Long Island, New York.

May 16, 2024

My guest is an actor/stuntman perhaps best known for playing Michael Myers in Halloween II, and dealing with the shark, “Bruce”, in Jaws. We discuss his career, the difficulties of doing stunt work, how he’s coped with the consequences of his career, and much more.

May 9, 2024

My guest is an actor who is perhaps best known for playing Richie Aprile on the popular show “The Sopranos”. We discuss his show business career, his insight into the roles he plays, how his background and upcoming is still important to him, and much more.


May 2, 2024

My guest on this archived show, originally taped in 1995, is an actress who had a long, popular career in show business. We discuss her career, how she coped with the difficulties of the industry, how she dealt with her own personal tragedies, and much more.

Apr 25, 2024

My guest on this archived show is an Emmy Award winner with a long history as a TV talk show host, producer, writer, and speaker. We talk about his lengthy career, issues he’s dealt with, his motivational speaking, and much more.


Apr 18, 2024

My guests, B. Janet Hibbs, PhD and Anthony Rostain, MD, discuss their new book, focusing on parenting young adults, an increasingly significant problem in our society.