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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.

Oct 29, 2020

This archived show, originally taped in 1995, features one of the most popular actors of all time, known for his work on stage, screen, and television. Perhaps best known for his work on TV’s “The Odd Couple”, Tony Randall (who died in 2004) has a unique insight into show business and performing. His love of the...

Oct 22, 2020

This show with the late Broadway actress (“Company”), movie (“Monster In Law”) and television star (“30 Rock”) Elaine Stritch is both humorous and touching. We discuss Elaine’s alcoholism as well as her diabetes, and learn how her positive attitude helped her with both… and more.

Oct 15, 2020

In this archived episode, originally aired in February of 1995 (hence it's questionable sound quality), the late Gary Coleman, star of “Diff’rent Strokes”, discusses the few fond memories of the program, what he’s done since the termination of the show, and other topics of interest. Although more than ten years...

Oct 8, 2020

My guest is former New York Yankee pitcher, Ralph Terry, author of a new book, called "Right Down the Middle: The Ralph Terry Story". We discuss his major league career, how he dealt with the very stressful experiencing of losing the 7th game of the 1960 World Series, and how he bounced back to be the winning pitcher of...

Oct 1, 2020

My guest is actress Alison Arngrim, perhaps best known as playing Nelly Oleson on the hit TV show, "Little House on the Prairie." On this return visit, we discuss her acting activities, including how she has been creative and productive during the coronavirus pandemic.