DR. LAURA’S MISSION
With a 30 year career in radio, Dr. Laura says as a role model she takes her responsibilities very seriously. “When you take on a role and breach it, you turn so many people off,” says Dr. Laura.
She is also the host of an award-winning, internationally syndicated radio program with more than 8.5 million listeners worldwide. The Dr. Laura Radio Program can be heard weekdays on over 200 affiliate radio stations, XM Satellite Radio and the Armed Forces Network through her radio production company Take On The Day, LLC. The radio program is also stream-linked and podcast on www.drlaura.com.
The marital advice that she gives to her listeners is straight forward. “I don’t have a political or social agenda to protect,” says Dr. Laura. She says her mission is to give advice that actually works and she strives to keep families together. She preaches about respect and admiration for the qualities of the opposite gender that can positively feed a marriage in ways never imagined. She does not promote the usual “psycho-babble nonsense that has been dominating the marital counseling therapy field since the sixties which condemns masculinity and disdains femininity.”
ABOUT DR. LAURA
Dr. Laura has her doctorate in Physiology from Columbia University in New York. She also received her post-doctoral certification in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from the Human Relations Center of University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Dr. Laura is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor and was formerly in private practice for 12 years.
She currently hosts The Dr. Laura Schlessinger Program broadcasts live noon to 3 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday from studios at Premiere Radio Networks in California. It has been syndicated since June of 1994.
In print, Dr. Laura is the author of several New York Times best-sellers: Bad Childhood, Good Life (2006), Woman Power (2004), The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands (2004), Ten Stupid Things Couples Do To Mess Up Their Relationships (2002), Parenthood by Proxy: Don’t Have Them if You Won’t Raise Them (2000), The Ten Commandments: The Significance of God’s Laws in Everyday Life (1998), How Could You Do That?! The Abdication of Character, Courage and Conscience (1996), Ten Stupid Things Men Do To Mess Up Their Lives (1997), and Ten Stupid Things Women Do To Mess Up Their Lives (1994).
She has also written books for children: But I Waaannt It! (2000), Why Do You Love Me? (1999), Growing Up Is Hard (2001), and Where's God? (April 2003).
Dr. Laura has appeared on the following TV programs: The 700 Club, The Oprah Winfrey Show, A&E Biography, Larry King Live, 20/20, The Today Show, Hannity & Colmes, CBS This Morning, 48 Hours, Dateline, among others.
She has also been featured in Time, US News and World Report, People, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and others.
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