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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.

Feb 27, 2020

My guest is singer/songwriter/actress Melissa Manchester.

We discuss her multidimensional career, how much she enjoys what she does, and how she's dealt with any difficulties she's encountered in her career and her life.

Feb 20, 2020

In this show, originally aired in October of 2003, Gary Puckett, lead singer of the ’60’s group, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, discusses his songwriting and the ups and downs of an interesting life and musical career.

Feb 13, 2020

My guest, a Long Island, NY, native, is an American radio personality, a co-host on the MTV program, Yo! MTV Raps with Ed Lover.

We discuss his musical roots, how he knows the "other" Dr. Dre, and how he's dealing with his diabetes and its complications.

Feb 6, 2020

My guest is popular actress Joan Van Ark, perhaps best known for playing Valene Ewing on the hit TV show Knots Landing.

We discuss her career, her thoughts about the recent Kobe Bryant tragedy, her warm feelings about Bette Davis, and her charity work.