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									Dr. Phil McGrawDr. 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
Current Home:
Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Attended University of Tulsa; B.A., Midwestern State; Ph.D. in psychology, University of North Texas, 1979

*  Dr. Phil McGraw's official web site

Love Lessons

Selected Works

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								Love Smart: Find the One You Want -- Fix the One You Got, Author: 
								Phillip C. McGraw.

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Love Smart: Find the One You Want -- Fix the One You Got
by Phillip C. McGraw
In his latest book geared toward advising readers on optimizing their lives, Dr. Phil discusses the "L" word -- and explains why it must be the top priority of any successful and healthy life.
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								Relationship Rescue, Author: 
								Phillip C. McGraw.
*  Life Strategies (1999)
*  Relationship Rescue (2000)
*  Self Matters (2001)
*  The Ultimate Weight Solution (2003)
*  Family First (2004)
*  Love Smart: Find the One You Want -- Fix the One You Got (2005)

*  See the Dr. Phil McGraw chronology

The Best Book to Read First

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								Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, Author: 
								Phillip C. McGraw.

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Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters
by 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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Family Matters

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.

*  Books by Jay McGraw

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