Dr. Frank Lawlis
Dr. Frank Lawlis has focused on clinical and research methods exploring the mind-body relationship since 1968, when he received his Ph.D. in psychology with an emphasis in medical psychology and rehabilitation. He is board-certified in both counseling psychology and clinical psychology and is the recipient of numerous awards for his pioneering research in these fields.
Dr. Lawlis co-founded the Lawlis Peavey PsychoNeuroPlasticity Center in Lewisville, Texas, and is currently also Director of Psychological and Neurological Plasticity Programs at the Origins Recovery Centers in South Padre Island, Texas. The principal content and oversight advisor of the Dr. Phil show, he makes regular TV appearances and has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as numerous books, including The ADD Answer, Mending the Broken Bond, and PTSD Breakthrough.