Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, Emotional Savvy Podcast at New Media Summit

Dr. Rhoberta Shaler

Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, The Relationship Help Doctor, is a internationally well-known relationship consultant, author, and speaker. She’s been a podcast host since 2002.

She is the host of two popular podcasts: Emotional Savvy: The Relationship Help Show, and Save Your Sanity: Help for Toxic Relationships, with a third, Focus on Forward: Fuel for a Fearless Future beginning in Fall, 2019. Her Save Your Sanity podcast is also syndicated on the Mental Health Radio News Network which reaches millions.

Dr. Shaler provides urgent and ongoing care for relationships in crisis. She particularly focuses on helping the partners, exes, and adult children of the relentlessly difficult people she calls Hijackals®, helping them to save their sanity and stop the crazy-making.

Aside from her work with private clients, Dr. Shaler reaches hundreds of thousands of folks through media. She is the author of sixteen books, including Kaizen for Couples: Smart Steps to Save, Sustain, and Strengthen Your Relationship, and her Hijackal series, Escaping the Hijackal Trap: The Definitive Guide to Dealing with Relentlessly Difficult People.

As a guest, Rhoberta has been featured on more than a hundred and fifty podcasts, television, and radio shows. Her writing has been featured on PsychCentral, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, FoxNews, The Good Men Project, eHarmony, YourTango, Greatist, Pulse, and many other media channels.

Her YouTube channel, ForRelationshipHelp, is an evergreen source of practical insights and tips for relationships, having reached over 230,000 views. She hosts a weekly live stream, Help for Toxic Relationships.

Podcast Topics:

Gathering Emotional Savvy: In-depth, specific topics offering expert insights to help listeners see the path to creating healthier relationships with themselves and others, at home and at work.
Using Emotional Savvy: Topics and stories to empower listeners to take clear, courageous next steps when relationships are difficult, or people are toxic.

Ideal Guest Avatar: A great guest is a proven expert who is confident, offers information freely, and engages easily in on-air conversation. S/he has the expertise, education, and experience to speak knowledgeably on their niche. S/he can relax and share their insights, strategies, stories, and wisdom, knowing the host’s promotion of them is more compelling than self-promotion.

What are you looking for in a guest: 

> Proven expertise, education, and experience in their niche
> Have a problem/solution to offer with clear directions
> Have a unique take on a relationship issue or area that would capture the listeners attention
> Have significant reach via email lists + social media = 3000+
> Are approachable, easy-going, fun, and willing to go with the flow in conversation

Best advice to offer those looking at being a podcast guest:

Listen to a few episodes of Emotional Savvy before applying to be my guest.
Have a dedicated microphone better than your camera offers.
Have good lighting and a pleasing background, as I record via video.
Be prepared to promote your episode via email and social media at least twice.

Podcast Description:

Emotional Savvy is your go-to source for life-changing shifts in how you think about–and create relationship with–yourself and other humans. Discover new options for building the strength, assertiveness, resilience, boundaries, and balance needed to create healthier relationships, ones based on equality, reciprocity, and mutuality.

Listening to these in-depth discussions with expert guests on a broad range of relationship topics can open your eyes, heart, and mind to new possibilities for creating the healthy, emotionally intimate relationship you want at home, and the clear, assertive one you need at work.