The Bob Newhart 5-Minute Counseling Technique

Who says you need long-term counseling? Bob Newhart (a.k.a. Dr. Switzer) can counsel you about all your problems in 5 minutes or less. Check out his amazing 5-minute counseling technique in this video.

(Video length: 6:16)

Just for the record, you may want to know that I do not model my own counseling style after Bob’s.


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  1. Dani Collins says:

    Love it! I am a counselor and sometimes it would be fun (obviously not constructive) to just say Stop It”!!!.

  2. Ray Fowler says:

    Hi Dani,

    I’m glad you enjoyed it. As a pastor who does a fair amount of counseling myself, I can relate!

  3. Laney says:

    That was the funniest thing I’ve seen in a long time!

  4. Richard P says:

    Actually, ‘stop it’ will often be the best advice for many of life’s social issues…….

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