Phil Sandoval

Phil Sandoval is the host of The Phil Sandoval Show. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and whether it’s navigating your life, your marriage, your family, or your journey with Christ and the Church, Phil will be helping you to find real life solutions you can believe in. Join the conversation by calling 888-914-9149.

About Phil

Phil Sandoval is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the founder of Aurora Counseling Center in Sacramento, CA. Aurora Counseling Center is a non-profit organization that serves people from all walks of life, including the low-income and uninsured population. Phil earned his Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and has worked in clinical settings with persons suffering from all types of emotional and mental illnesses.

Prior to becoming a therapist, Phil worked in the high-tech industry for nearly 30 years as a physical designer engineer. He taught electronics at the college level and has published course material in both electronics and management topics.

Phil served on the American River College Foundation Board and was recognized by the California Community College Association for Occupational Education for his work in developing a student-employee feeder system between colleges and industry. Phil has lived, worked, and traveled in countries around the world gaining an appreciation and respect for different cultures and traditions.

Connect with Phil

Email: phil@ihradio.org

Podcasts

  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 23, 2017 On today’s show:What is love? Sorting out our “likes” and “dislikes”. Caller: I think that most people are in denial about their own negativity. Caller: I’m a mother of 2. I pray for their future husbands constantly. Love is a decision! Caller: My 20-year-old daughter lives at home. She doesn’t drive, but she brings boyfriends over. Caller: ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 22, 2017 On today’s show:Managing a relationship with a “rager”: Save Yourself. Loving your enemy. Caller: I’m married to a rager. I used to swear at him under my breath – but now I forgive him, as he knows not what he does. Caller: My spouse is different; he is an alcoholic and emotionally distant. Being self-aware: The starting ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 21, 2017 On today’s show:Love. Self-help Caller: My kids are turning against me. Caller, continued: Why would one’s kids be mean to their mother, doing the exact thing they hate so much in their father? Caller: How do I get my three sons to return to their Faith? Setting limits on foul language – Phil shares an analogy to ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 20, 2017 On today’s show:The power of Love. “Spanglish”, an example of different argument styles where spouses are miles apart. Caller: My husband has an explosive temper; it is affecting the family. Phil to previous caller: Emotional injury is very damaging; separation may wake this guy up.
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 17, 2017 On today’s show:Mindfulness: What brings you peace? Caller: When is the right time to expose your children to the tough questions in life? Recognizing the power that you have over your world? Working around worry and indecision. Setting an example for others to follow. The impact of art on our souls.
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 16, 2017 On today’s show:Is it always best to just tell people the truth? The genius of Edith Stein – Sister Teresa Benedicta. Dealing with suffering. Wisdom from Sister Benedicta – a letter regarding the suicide of a friend. Caller: I know who Edith Stein is. The power of the Eucharist. Caller: How do I approach Christ – as ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 15, 2017 On today’s show:What does “disabled” mean? Andrea Boccelli: A model of faith for all of us. Caller: I’m thrilled to be Catholic – but my family is not as devout as I am. I’m bothered that I cannot share with them. . Caller: How do I handle the aggressiveness of other people? Understanding of neurology is ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 14, 2017 On today’s show:Can worrying become sinful? Phil shares about an e-mail from a listener: “I’m worried that my kids will turn bad. . .” Caller: My daughter is schizophrenic; I’m considering a conservatorship. Make the most of your bathroom breaks. Caller: I’m anxious; should I pray about it, or should I do something more? Caller: My daughter ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 13, 2017 On today’s show:Be at peace. Projection – what is it? Projection, continued: Covering an inner wounds with money, power, distance. The limits of empathy. In your change process, take baby steps. When was the last time you said something nice to your wife? Caller: I’m separated from my husband; he lives with his dad. Can this marriage ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, March 10, 2017 On today’s show:Participating in the sacramental life of the Church. Following God’s rules, and working for Him. Living your Faith, one event in life at a time. Caller: I’ve changed my Facebook use this Lent, and I’m surrounding myself with things that remind me of my faith. Seeing the spiritual opportunity in conflict. Phil shares about ...