Meet guests from the “How to Love” podcast

Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. PST, 2 p.m. EST, Dr. Michael McGee hosts the podcast “How to Love”, which explores and offers practical advice for feeling lovable, loving, and being loved. Dr. McGee and his guests discuss personal stories of realizing love—the challenges and the successes. Below are short profiles of each person he talks to.

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Allen Berger, PhD

Emotional Sobriety

Dr. Berger is a talented psychotherapist and considered by most the leading authority on emotional sobriety. His pioneering efforts in understanding emotional sobriety has helped us understand the critical role …

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Robert Weiss


Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW is Chief Clinical Officer of Seeking Integrity LLC, working with sex, porn, and substance/sex addicted men. He is an expert in the treatment of adult intimacy …

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Rick Hanson


Rick Hanson, PhD is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books have been published in 29 languages and include Neurodharma, Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One …

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Emily Slinguff

Positive Parenting

Emily Slingluff writes and speaks about the huge importance of parenting.  As she says, how the parent treats the child from the beginning matters to the child forever. Answering the …

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Bill Ferguson

Healing Painful Relationships

Bill’s work has been called the ‘penicillin of psychology’.  He’s been featured on OPRAH and recommended by the Wall Street Journal. As a former divorce attorney, 15% of Bill’s clients never …

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Dr. Karen Gail Lewis

Sibling Relationships - Rifts & Repair

Dr. Karen Gail Lewis, has worked for over 4 decades as a family and sibling therapist, incorporating a variety of ways to help individuals, couples and families.  She holds a …

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Phil DeLuca, LCSW

Phil DeLuca, LCSW

Phil DeLuca points out the pitfalls of emotional communication when we are overwhelmed and our frontal lobes are not working. He explains how to handle these periods of emotional hijack …

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John Vespasian

Rational Living

John Vespasian is the author of eleven books about rational living, including When everything fails, try this (2009), Rationality is the way to happiness (2009), The philosophy of builders (2010), The 10 principles of rational living (2012), Rational living, …

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Meritxell Garcia

Empathy Conquers Stress

Meritxell is a professional writer, entrepreneur, life coach, speaker and communicator. Graduated in Hospitality Management, Post-graduated in Marketing, Health Coach by Institute of Integrative Nutrition in NYC, IAC and ACC …

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Dr. Ed Daube

Moving Past Abuse

I am retired after 32 years working with incarcerated young women the vast majority of which had histories of multiple abuse. They also were not highly educated. In order to …

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Nancy Solari

Living Full Out

Nancy Solari is an inspiring example of living the life you want with a positive mindset, regardless of the challenges you face. She is the founder of Living Full Out, …

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Dr. Rita Louise

Toxic Relationships for Empaths & Narcissists

A survivor of childhood abuse, Dr. Rita Louise has emerged as a gifted empath and talented clairvoyant medical intuitive. She is a Naturopathic physician and the founder of the Institute …

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Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D., L.M.F.T

Healing Sex Addiction

Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. is Founder and Clinical Director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, faculty for the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, the recipient …

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Joshua Shea

Secret Porn Addiction & Recovery

Joshua Shea is a recovering pornography addict and the author of The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About: How I Let My Pornography Addiction Hurt People and Destroy Relationships (2018), He’s a Porn Addict…Now …

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Steve Hoffman

Living a Clear and Guided Life

In his first book, Clear Vessels, Steve shares the story of his life transformation and the methods it took to get him there. This spiritual, yet practical, book will help “seekers” …

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Dr. Jeffrey L. Gurian


People often refer to Jeffrey Gurian as a “Renaissance Man”, because he’s involved in so many things. He’s a doctor, lecturer, and motivational speaker, but he’s also a comedy writer, …

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Beth Tyson

Grandparents raising Grandchildren

Beth Tyson, MA, is a psychotherapist, childhood grief and trauma expert, and a children’s book author. She earned several years of experience as a clinician working with children and families …

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Kathy Tuccaro

Dream Big

Kathy Tuccaro went from Addict and Homeless, to driving the world’s biggest truck. She overcame a lifetime of trauma and abuse – went from losing her nursing career due to …

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Debi Silber

Healing from Betrayal

After a few major betrayals, Dr. Debi Silber wanted to understand how the mind works, why people do these things and how she could can heal. That search led her …

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David Taylor-Klaus

Master Life's Work

David Taylor-Klaus is a speaker, author, and leadership coach on a mission to unearth and unleash the personal mastery of entrepreneurs and senior executives. Since 2008, DTK has empowered his …

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Sarah Griffiths

Overcoming Trauma and Abuse

Sarah Griffiths is a highly specialized trauma and abuse therapist. Having recovered from the trauma of her own past abuse, bullying at school, and a long marriage to someone suffering …

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Andrew Mann

Recovering from Addiction

Andrew Mann is 42 years old and lives in Bergen County, NJ. He is an author and part-owner of a Solar Energy business. He is a recovering addict who also …

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Harriet Tinka

How to Live a Fantastic Life

Harriet Tinka was a gorgeous model-turned student at the University of Calgary. Featured on haute couture runways and in fashion magazines, she chose to turn her back on the soul-crushing …

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David Essel

How to Experience Heaven on Earth

David Essel is the number one bestselling author of 10 books, a counselor, master life coach, international speaker and radio host whose mission is to positively affect over 2 million …

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Natalie Feinblatt, Psy.D.

In the Mind of Cults

I’m a licensed psychologist with experience in PTSD & addictions. I have been working in the field of addiction recovery for over 10 years, and I also specialize in treating …

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Laurie D. Wheeler

Purpose and Metamorphosis

Laurie D. Wheeler, DiHom, DipGem, C.Ht, C.PLSR works in a holistic approach which restores the whole person, the totality of mind, body and soul, by nurturing them on their path …

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Kathy Tuccaro

Dreaming Big: From Addiction and Homelessness to Success

Kathy Tuccaro went from Addict and Homeless, to driving the world’s biggest truck. She overcame a lifetime of trauma and abuse – went from losing her nursing career due to …

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Faust Ruggiero

Pease in a World of Confusion

Faust Ruggiero is a published author, clinical trainer and a therapist who has worked in settings that have included clinics for deaf children, prisons, nursing homes, substance abuse centers and …

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Beth Tyson

Skills for Kinship-Care Families

Beth is a psychotherapist and therapeutic children’s book author who specializes in grief and trauma. She also hosts webinars and regularly does podcasts and radio interviews. Her area of special …

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Stephen Liner

Turning Learning Challenges into Strengths

Stefan Liner is the owner of the award-winning production company, Liner House and the author and publisher of books for those who find it difficult to read. Liner House has …

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Judith Anderson, Ph.D.

The Anatomy of Intimacy

Dr. Judith Anderson is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in couples and family therapy. Recognized as an expert on divorce, remarriage, and blended families, her practice focuses on couples and …

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Thom Rutledge

What love Is

THOM RUTLEDGE, LCSW, psychotherapist, author and speaker has experienced both sides of the therapeutic relationship — as clinician and as client. He blends his personal recovery from depression, addiction and …

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Stephan Post

The Hidden Mystery of Human Connectedness

Stephen G. Post is Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine & Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics. Previously he was Professor of Bioethics …

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Jenny Delacruz

Mental Wellness in Turbulent Times

Jenny Delacruz is the CEO of Cobbs Creek Publishing. She understands how the books that children read helps them make sense about themselves and their world. Jenny has an M.S …

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Wendi Dumbruff

Love and Mindfulness

Wendi is a licensed professional counselor with specialized training in family and couples therapy. She is pursuing a post-graduate degree in sex therapy.

Kris Francoeur

Surviving Grief with Conscious Gratitude

Kris Francoeur, writer, and educator, is a grieving mother who has found joy and light again through the practice of conscious and deliberate gratitude, unconditional acceptance and connection with nature. …

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Kate Eckman

Full Spirit Workout

Kate Eckman is the author of The Full Spirit Workout and a Columbia University–certified executive leadership coach. She leverages her experience as a well-known communications, performance, and mindfulness expert, accomplished …

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Art Rosengarten

Psychospiritual Applications of Tarot

Dr. Art Rosengarten is a licensed Jungian-based psychologist with 40 years of private practice as a psychotherapist. He is also a meditation teacher, author of Tarot of the Future: Raising …

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Dravon James

Transform Life Challenges to Everyday Peace

Dr. Dravon James is the founder of Everyday Peace, the host of Everyday Peace on Unity Radio, a Life Coach, and the author of Freedom is Your Birthright. As an …

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Michael Nuccitelli

Cyberpsychology, Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking and Psychiatric Illness

Dr. Nuccitelli is an expert on cyberbullying, cyberstalking, online predation, online deception, internet safety and internet addiction. He is also adept at discussing current events that involve mental health, psychological …

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Sylvester Boyd

Race Relations—Yesterday and Today

As a historian and expert in race relations, Mr. Boyd has authored three volumes in a books series – The Road from Money. The series is adapted from family stories …

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Megan Nolan

Happiness Resides in Deep Self-Love

I am from a small suburb of Chicago, went to school at Southern Illinois University and studied how to make the world more sustainable with Bucky Fuller. I also first …

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Jay Shifman

Choose your Struggle

Jay Shifman is an addiction and mental health speak, writer, consultant , coach, and advocate. Jay is over ten years in recovery from prescription pill addiction. He works with those …

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Kristina Grish

Health Fails, Spouse Bails

New York Times bestselling author Kristina Grish covers various lifestyle topics, including health, relationship, celebrity, pet, fashion, fitness, and pop-culture trends for national magazines. She’s contributed features, essays, and profiles …

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Nancy Sayle

Living with Chronic Illness

Nancy B. Sayle is a 30 year veteran of the music industry. Her clients have ranged from Rob Zombie, Marky Ramone to YES, Steve Vai, and many others. In 2009 …

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Tim Phizackerley

Hypnosis to Triumph over Life Obstacles

Tim Phizackerley of is a hypnotist, therapist, and mind coach specializing in treatment of addiction, PTSD, and trauma. Tim uses rapid, deep hypnosis and other fascinating tools to end …

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Florence Ann Romano

Creating a Village

Florence Ann Romano, (, is an author, philanthropist, and childcare and village advocate who has always had a special place in her heart for children. She worked as a childcare …

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Allen Lycka

How to Live a Fantastic Life

Dr. Allen Lycka has been acknowledged as one of the leading cosmetic dermatologists in the world for three decades. A pioneer in cosmetic surgery, he helped to develop laser assisted …

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Natalie Marie Brobin

Everyday Self-Care and your High-Needs Child

Natalie Brobin who has a Journalism degree writes about parenting, trauma, loss, grief and life. A registered yoga instructor and a Yoga Recovery 2.0 Coach, she’s been published in The …

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Joseph Moore

How to Live a Fantastic Life

I am from Pittsburgh, PA and currently live in Johnstown, PA. I am the proud Dad of two kids. Madelyne is a Junior at Ohio University and Marissa is in …

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Emily Thiroux-Treatt

Living and Lovinhg Through Grief

Having gone through the experience of the poor health leading to the death of two husbands, as well as the deaths of my father, mother, aunts, and uncles as well …

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