|Dr. Phil McGraw|
Though he first gained notoriety for his frequent, fired-up guest spots on Oprah, Phillip C. McGraw (a.k.a. "Dr. Phil") was able to parlay the talk show queen's admiration into his own show and a series of bestselling books, through which he delivers his unapologetic, no-nonsense advice in a tough but colorful down-home style.
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Dr. Phil McGraw
Los Angeles, California
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Attended University of Tulsa; B.A., Midwestern State; Ph.D. in psychology, University of North Texas, 1979
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|The Best Book to Read First|
|Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters|
Phillip C. McGraw
McGraw's first book sets down the ten "Life Laws" that form a foundation for much of his advice. Homilies such as "Life rewards action" and "You have to name it before you can claim it" are meant to help readers accept reality and work out the kinks in it.
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|McGraw's son Jay has gotten into the author act, too, penning Life Strategies for Teens and Closing the Gap: A Strategy for Bringing Parents and Teens Together.|
|Photo by Danny Turner||