About Dr Phil
Dr. Phil McGraw has galvanized millions of people to “get real” about their own behavior and create more positive lives.
Using his top-rated show as a teaching tool, he takes aim at the critical issues of our time, including the “silent epidemics” of bullying, drug abuse, domestic violence, depression, child abuse, suicide and various forms of severe mental illness.
Upcoming topics for season 11 include Teen Sex Obsession, She Lost Weight, He Lost His Temper, Out Of Control and Out of options, Dad Accused Of Faking His Own Death.
DR. PHIL uses the power of television to tell compelling stories about real people with a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems, stripping away the shame and embarrassment that often keeps people from seeking help. Many viewers, for the first time in their lives, develop an understanding of problems experienced by their families and themselves and, in the comfort of their homes, experience the hope and possibility of change. With a strong commitment to research and the assistance of leading scholars and behavioral scientists, Dr. McGraw educates viewers about state-of-the-art and evidence-based treatment options for many of the most challenging problems faced by individuals, couples and families. His unique dedication to families and children is legend to the millions of people around the world who watch his show and read his books.
Don’t miss DR PHIL on SABC2, Mondays- Thursdays at 12pm.
The Dr. Phil show has been making headlines and breaking records since its 2002 launch in America when it garnered the highest ratings of any new syndicated show since the launch of The Oprah Winfrey Show 16 years prior.
Drawing on over 30 years of experience in psychology and human functioning, Dr. Phil addresses a wide range of issues such as relationships, sex, family, finances and emotional health – all with his signature “tell it like it is” style.
Dr. Phil is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, and his books have been published in 37 languages with over 22 million copies in print worldwide. Firmly established as appointment television for daytime audiences, everyone wants to ‘Get Real’ with Dr. Phil!