Once Dr. Phil obtained his Ph.D., he joined his father, Dr. Joe McGraw at his very successful psychology practice. In 1983, Health Speaker Dr. Phil and Dr. Joe joined a successful Texas businesswoman; Thelma Box, to present “Pathway” seminars. These seminars were used to teach “individuals to achieve their own results.”
In 1995, Oprah Winfrey hired Dr. Phil’s legal consulting firm CSI to help prepare her for the Amarillo Texas beef trial. After her win in the case, she was so impressed with him that she invited him to appear on her show. His appearance was so successful that he began appearing weekly as the ”Relationship and Life Strategy Expert” starting in 1998. Four years later, he founded Peteski Productions and launched his own daily TV show, Dr. Phil and was produced by Harpo Studios. Dr. Phil is also the author of seven #1 New York Times bestsellers.
Dr. Phil formed the Dr. Phil Foundation in 2003 to help fight childhood obesity. Dr. Phil lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife Robin, they have two kids and two grandkids. He is available for endorsements, speaking engagements and public service announcements.
APPEARANCES: Academy of Country Music Awards, Conan, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Decision House, E! True Hollywood Story, Extreme Makeover, Entertainment Tonight, Fraiser, Hannah Montana, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Larry King Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Live with Regis and Kelly, Norm, Bernie Mac Show, Brian McKnight Show, Daily Show with Jon Steward, The Doctors, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jay Leno Show, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Oprah, The Osbournes, The Simpsons, The Talk, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Today Show
BOOKS: Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner, The Relationship Rescue Workbook: Exercises and Self-Tests to Help You Reconnect with Your Partner, Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out, Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family, Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, Love Smart: Find the One You Want–Fix the One You Got, Real Life: Preparing for the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your Life, The Life Strategies Workbook: Exercises and Self-Tests to Help You Change Your Life, The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom, The Family First Workbook: Specific Tools, Strategies, and Skills for Creating a Phenomenal Family, The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide, The Self Matters Companion: Helping You Create Your Life from the Inside Out, The Ultimate Weight Solution Cookbook: Recipes for Weight Loss Freedom, Real Life, Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, Relationship Rescue: Don’t Make Excuses! Start Repairing Your Relationship Today, The Self Matters Companion – Helping You Create Your Life From The Inside Out, Love Smart, The Family First Workbook
TO WORK WITH DR. PHIL: Celebrity Speaker Dr. Phil can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.