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Coping Conversations

Health & Wellness Podcasts

“Coping Conversations” is an entertaining, educational, and inspirational podcast, hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips. The “Coping Conversations” show has been airing weekly for more than 30 years, having appeared on New York radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed radio program since 1991. Due to popular demand, it debuted as a podcast in 2019. In each episode, 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 activities and successful coping experiences, hence the name “Coping Conversations“! The show invariably is positive, upbeat, and fascinating. Dr. Phillips is also the author of more than 40 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping (www.coping.com) on Long Island, New York.

Location:

United States

Description:

“Coping Conversations” is an entertaining, educational, and inspirational podcast, hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips. The “Coping Conversations” show has been airing weekly for more than 30 years, having appeared on New York radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed radio program since 1991. Due to popular demand, it debuted as a podcast in 2019. In each episode, 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 activities and successful coping experiences, hence the name “Coping Conversations“! The show invariably is positive, upbeat, and fascinating. Dr. Phillips is also the author of more than 40 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping (www.coping.com) on Long Island, New York.

Language:

English

Contact:

5167823777


Episodes

250: Peter Ostrum – Actor (Charlie Bucket, “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”)

2/22/2024
My guest, one of the stars of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”, left show business after that role, and became a successful veterinarian. We discuss the reasons for his choices, his memories of the movie, how he coped with his career transition, and much more.

Duration:00:23:45

249: Roslyn Kind- Singer

2/15/2024
My returning guest is a singer who is starring in a new music video about the importance of love. We discuss the video, her passion for music, her belief of the importance of music, and much more.

Duration:00:19:29

248: Janet Leigh- Actress (“Psycho”)

2/8/2024
My guest is an actress who is perhaps best known for one of the scariest movies ever made, Psycho. We discuss her movie career, her book House of Destiny, how she developed her movie characters, and much more.

Duration:00:16:26

247: Al Sapienza & Deborah Rennard (“The Soundtrack of Our Lives”)

2/1/2024
My guests are actors and singers with a lot to share, about their acting careers, about their 2-person musical show, their belief in the healing power of music, and much more.

Duration:00:31:26

246: Michael Greger, M.D. – Author (“How Not to Age”)

1/25/2024
My guest is a physician who is the author of several best-selling books. His latest is How Not to Age, and we discuss many things that anyone can do to improve their health, slow down the aging process, and much more.

Duration:00:25:01

245: Sara Karloff – Daughter of legendary actor Boris Karloff

1/18/2024
My guest is legendary actor Boris Karloff's daughter. We discuss their relationship, her favorite memories of him, what she does to maintain his legacy, and much more.

Duration:00:30:12

244: Shecky Greene- Legendary Comedian

1/11/2024
My guest in this archived episode, originally taped in 2001, has been called a comedian’s comedian. We discuss his career, his modesty, how he’s coped with many of life’s problems, and much more.

Duration:00:15:13

243: Jim Meskimen - The Actor/Impressionist Returns Again

1/4/2024
On this special first-show-of-the-year episode, my returning guest “gives voice” to what New Year’s resolutions might be from some pretty famous people. We also discuss his acting/impressionism career, his desire to paint a portrait of his mother (actress Marion Ross), and much more.

Duration:00:23:09

242: Al Lewis- Actor (“The Munsters”, “Car 54, Where Are You?”)

12/28/2023
My guest is this archived episode, originally taped in 1994, starred as “Grandpa” in the TV classic “The Munsters”. We discuss his career, his fond memories of Fred Gwynne, the importance of humor and laughter, and much more.

Duration:00:28:00

241: Bob Eubanks – Television/Radio Personality (Host, “The Newlywed Game”)

12/21/2023
My guest is perhaps best known for being the long-time host of the classic television game show, “The Newlywed Game”. We discuss how the show exploded in popularity, his varied other career activities, some of the difficulties he encountered in show business, and much more.

Duration:00:31:26

240: Cynthia Pepper – Actress (“Kissing Cousins”)

12/14/2023
My guest is an actress who has numerous credits from the 1960s, including starring in “Kissing Cousins” with Elvis Presley. We discuss her memories of Elvis, other legendary stars and these early roles, her feelings about acting, and much more.

Duration:00:23:09

239: Deborah Rennard – Actress (“Dallas”)

12/7/2023
My guest is perhaps best known for playing “Sly” on the classic TV show “Dallas”, but she’s also an accomplished singer, producer, and writer. We discuss her multifaceted career, her memories of “Dallas”, and much more.

Duration:00:25:10

238: Joe Franklin - Legendary Television and Radio Talk Show Host

11/30/2023
My guest in this archived episode, originally taped in 1998 (please forgive the sound quality!), was a legendary television and radio talk show host, who many credit with inventing the talk show genre. We discuss his ease at interviewing guests, his many fascinating experiences as a talk show host, and much more.

Duration:00:15:25

237: Dr. Bob Phillips - Encore Presentation: It’s Always Good To Be Thankful… No Matter How Stressful Things May Be!

11/23/2023
In this encore presentation, due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips discusses why there are always things to be thankful for, no matter how stressful your life may be!

Duration:00:07:52

236: Stanley Livingston - Actor (“My Three Sons”)

11/16/2023
My guest was only one of two actors to be on every episode of the classic television sitcom, “My Three Sons”. Brother of my previous guest, Barry Livingston, we discuss “My Three Sons”, his career, the many hats he’s worn, and much more.

Duration:00:30:03

235: Grace Harry- Author (“The Joy Strategist”)

11/9/2023
My guest is a long-time music executive who has just released her new book, My guest is a long-time music executive who has just released her new book, The Joy Strategist. We discuss what joy is, why it’s so important, what you can do to achieve joy, and much more. We discuss what joy is, why it’s so important, what you can do to achieve joy, and much more.

Duration:00:23:13

234: Antonieta Contreras - Trauma Specialist and Author

11/2/2023
My guest is a psychotherapist who specializes in trauma, which led to her writing a book called, “Tramatization and Its Aftermath”> We discuss trauma, what causes it, the impact it has, what can be done about it, and much more.

Duration:00:24:25

233: Sonia Satra- Actress, Motivational Speaker, and Author

10/26/2023
My guest is a former actress, having starred on two soap operas. Sonia Satra is now a motivational speaker and author. We discuss her career, her passion for helping people, her thoughts about the mind-body connection and its role in personal growth, and much more.

Duration:00:23:55

232: Doug McIntyre – Journalist, Radio Host, Author

10/19/2023
My guest is a well-known journalist and former radio host who is now the author of the new book, Frank’s Shadow. We discuss his career, the significance of the themes of the book, his love for storytelling, and much more.

Duration:00:25:57

231: Robert B. Parker- Author- (“Spencer” and “Jesse Stone” series)

10/12/2023
My guest on this archived show, originally taped in 2001 hence the episode’s sound quality, was one of the most popular mystery writers in American history. We discussed his novels, his process of writing, why he never read his reviews, and much more.

Duration:00:15:54