Dr. Phil is a Menace to Mental Healthcare

Why do we still let him have a platform?

Next week, the Dr. Phil Show will be entering its twentieth season, marking nearly two decades on the air. The popular talk show, which features Phil McGraw (a former consultant of Oprah Winfrey) giving life advice to his various guests, aired its first episode in 2002, and since then has been a staple of daytime television…