Dr. Linda Mintle feels called to present the truth in a relatable way. She is a trained academic who speaks passionately to the heart of people providing real answers to real life problems. Dr. Linda believes in using a fun approach, especially when dealing with serious topics. Her ability to disarm her audiences, helps her deliver a message in a relatable way.
Dr. Linda believes in addressing the hardest areas of life. She understands the questions that come with everything from relational struggles to eating disorders. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed clinical social worker and national expert on relationships and the psychology of food, weight and body image. With 30 years of clinical experience working with couples, families, and individuals, she brings her common sense approach to people who want to live in positive mental health.
It is often said that being with Dr. Linda is like having coffee with a friend. She makes the complicated issues of relationships and mental health easy to understand and applicable to everyday living. The ease she has with people, coupled with her clinical training and experience makes her a sought-after speaker on college campuses, conferences, and special events. Whether she is doing a TV skit with Tim Conway or discussing teen violence with Queen Latifa, Dr. Linda will entertain, and educate. She also integrates her faith and passion for mental health in everything she does.
Dr. Linda is a best selling author with 19 book titles to her credit, winner of the Mom’s Choice Award, a national news consultant, featured writer for Beliefnet and hosts her own website. Her academic appointment at the new College of Osteopathic Medicine, Liberty University, keeps her abreast of current research in her areas of expertise. Her media experience includes seven years as the resident expert for ABC Family’s Living the Lifetelevision show and regular appearances on network television and radio. Her current assignment as a national news consultant allows her to comment on mental health issues in the news.
“Dr. Linda's approach to overcoming emotional obstacles are both straight forward and extremely compassionate. The quality of the information and help she delivers is eye opening, power packed and personally empowering. Her delivery style is relaxed, engaging and sometimes funny. Simply put, Dr. Linda helps in more ways than one can imagine."
“Our church has been so fortunate to have Dr. Linda Mintle speak on the subject of marriage, family and relationships. Her ability to communicate the truth of God’s word and bridge the malaise of relationship building in modern America through her abilities as a counselor is exceptional. Linda has blessed my life personally through her books, teaching and example and I would encourage any leader of any organization who values whole relationships in ministry, workplace and at home to feature Linda and her books to nurture your entire organization.”
“Her very countenance radiates the conviction and concern from which she shares wise counsel. The advice she gives comes from a depth far beyond her training in psychology and human behavior. What Dr. Mintle shares-both verbally and in written form-impacts individuals in the most positive manner.”