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, February 23, 2017 On today’s show:15 minutes of silence, Dvorak – exercises that will deepen your spiritual walk. Try writing out a Lenten schedule. Phil explores the life of Galileo and his daughter and the hardships they endured. Using Lent as an opportunity to serve is a great idea.
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 22, 2017 On today’s show:“Let It Be”: Phil discusses the Catholic background of Paul McCartney’s famous song. Is it “cheating” to do things that are beneficial to you during lent? The benefits of Lent – a traditional American activity. Making traditions in your family. Pancake day. Caller: I’m afraid of Lent; how can I change my attitude? The ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 21, 2017 On today’s show:How do we remove stress from our lives? Movie giveaway Caller: I’m dating a man, but he won’t remove pictures of his ex girlfriends from his facebook page. Caller: My son has a very stressful job; it stresses me. How can I deal with it? Caller: How can I learn to love again, and still ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 17, 2017 On today’s show:Less-Is-More: When brevity, or silence, is more powerful than words. Knowing your audience. Communicating with others: Lessons from Toastmasters. Establish a connection first. Forget about the masses; focus on the individual. Mother Teresa’s work: “Just one drop in the ocean.” Caller: I’m having trouble communicating with my husband. He gave me an ultimatum. Caller: I ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 16, 2017 On today’s show:Anger: How do you deal with it? Caller: I injured my back 12 years ago; why can’t I find a doctor that cares about me? Phil shares about author Sally Reid, who describes being married to a man with explosive anger. “OMG!”: Are we dissing God when we say this? Anger can be manipulative ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 15, 2017 On today’s show:Gaining an objective, unclouded perspective. Fighting egocentrism. How we cope in difficult times. Phil shares about an 8-year-old girl learning to cope. Cain and Abel: The problem of ego. Forgiveness, and letting the past go. The need for prison reform.
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 14, 2017 On today’s show:What is love? Phil discusses the physiology of love. Phil shares about “An Evening with Monks and Nuns” – the appeal of religious life. Caller: My wife cheated on me about 5 years ago; I thought I was over it – but I’m not. Romantic vs. a deeper, healthy love. Caller: I’m trying to ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 13, 2017 On today’s show:Is it possible to truly “be ourselves” in a committed relationship? Genesis: A rocky start that seems to go downhill from there. . . Caller: Yes, it is possible to be “authentic” in a marriage – IF one has Christ as the center.  Obsessive/compulsive disorder – when ordinary things can drive you nuts. Mysophonia. ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 10, 2017 On today’s show:Monsignor Brian Bransfield of Life Everlasting and Meeting Jesus Christ. God thinks about us much more that we think about Him. Caller: My daughter died recently; her funeral is tomorrow. Why did she die? Caller: My mother passed away recently; what happened to her? Monsignor: When we feel confused and lost, that’s when we’re ...
  • The Phil Sandoval Show, February 9, 2017 On today’s show:How to be “safe”, and disclose things without being too much of an open book.  Understanding the fear of abandonment. Caller: My daughter is not talking to me; I feel powerless. Caller: I’m having communication issues with my sister; I disagree with her dating choices. Caller: How do we deal with rejected love?