Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          Weight

          Circle of Support Dos and Don’ts

          December 01, 2003

          Key #7, circle of support, is the hardest key because you can’t do it yourself, and you can’t control others. Here’s what Dr. Phil suggests for how to support — and make sure you don’t sabotage — a loved one.

          DOs

          • Remind me how much you care.

          • Trust in me.
          • Give me positive feedback.
          • Honor my behavior and actions.
          • Be patient with me.

          • Be honest about your feelings.
          • Laugh with me.
          • DONTs

          • Sabotage me with tempting foods.
          • Make fun of my program.
          • Make threats of separation.
          • Downplay the importance of my health.
          • Be threatened.
          • Call me names.
          • Put yourself down.
            For more on Key #7, circle of support, read The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom.

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500

          Want to Be on the New Show “Face the Truth”?

          Want to be on “Face the Truth”, a new show by Stage 29 Productions (producer of “The Doctors”), hosted by Vivica A. Fox?

          Be on the Show

          Explosive Family Drama?

          Does everyone in your family have strong personalities and refuse to back down?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons