“My calling is helping people find the freedom to be their best self,” says personal development life coach Mike Bayer.

Coach Mike, author of Best Self and Founder and CEO of CAST Centers, which specializes in customized treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, has helped celebrities and others get their lives back on track through life coaching.

“I love what I do because I think seeing people change is remarkable,” he says.

Coach Mike has joined Dr. Phil as a contributor to bring his style of behavioral change to help Dr. Phil guests. He is also a member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, a panel consisting of some of the most accomplished and respected health care professionals in the country.

How These 'Dr. Phil' Guests Have Changed Their Lives
Life Coach Mike Bayer Helps 20-Year-Old Figure Out Her Best Self
Dr. Phil Takes Coach Mike Bayer’s Best Self Challenge
How To Help Kids Identify And Express Their Feelings In A Clear Way
Life Coach Mike Bayer Explains How Your Best Self And Anti-Self Affect Your Daily Life
Life Coach Mike Bayer Offers A Quadriplegic Man A Plan To Get His Life Moving In A Positive Direction
Life Coach Mike Bayer Inspires A Man Suffering From A Medical Condition To Get His Life Back On Track
What Life Coach Mike Bayer Says To Teens Who Claim Their Dad Shattered Their Dreams
How A Woman Who Was Abused By Her Father Can Find Meaning From Her Suffering
Experts Offer Advice For How 41-Year-Old Living In His Car Can Start To Get His Life Back On Track
‘You Deserve To Live The Life You Want,’ Says Life Coach Mike Bayer To Man Mourning The Loss Of His Girlfriend For 26 Years
Life Coach Mike Bayer Tells 25-Year-Old Gambling Addict Steps To Take To Change His Life
'It Seems You Are Both Consumed,’ Says Life Coach Mike Bayer To Women Who Accuse One Another Of Cyberbullying
Admitted Addict Acknowledges She Has 'Struggled With Prescription Medication’ While Claiming She Was Clean
What Life Coach And Author Mike Bayer Tells 'Dr. Phil’ Guest About Getting Out Of His Own Way
Coach Mike Bayer To Mom Of 12: 'Sometimes We Need To Surrender To Win'

Coach Mike Bayer On Helping Teen Overcome Rage: ‘I Think What She Needs Is To Feel Like She Has Control’
Coach Mike Bayer Offers Advice To Man For Coming To Terms With The End Of His Marriage
Dr. Phil Has Guest Escorted Off Stage

Coach Mike Bayer Speaks With Teen Victim Of Online Predator To Learn What Made Her Vulnerable

What To Do If You See Warning Signs A Person Is At Risk For Suicide 

Warning Signs Someone Is At Risk For Suicide 

Suicide Is A Leading Cause Of Death In The United States; What’s Causing People To Take Their Own Life? 

PTSD Expert Offers Former U.S. Marine Advice For How He Can Help Heal His Brain 

Personal Development Life Coach Mike Bayer Offers Advice To Man Caught In Crossfire Between Mom, Sister, And Fiancée

Man Grieving Best Friend’s Death Says He Wants To Find Purpose In Life

Life Coach Mike Bayer Makes Debut As Regular Contributor To 'Dr. Phil'  


The Fire is Out But the Scars Still Burn
“Cutting Ties: My Mother is Too Toxic to Tolerate”
"I Swiped Right on My Quadriplegic Boyfriend"
Blinded By Love
"Save My Beautiful Daughters from Their Narcissistic Father"
"Held Captive, Drugged, and Abused by My Own Father"
“Our Son is a 40-Year-Old Homeless Car Camper”
Vanished Without a Trace: Girlfriend Missing 26 Years
“My Son Lost $60,000 Gambling from My Basement and Now Can’t Raise His Children!”
"A Member of My Secret Facebook Group Got me Fired. I’m Afraid She’s Stalking Me"
A Secret Revealed; "My Sister-in-Law is a Danger to Her Son"

"12 Kids, One on the Way, and Too Many Problems"
Bad Parenting or Bad Teen? Who’s Really to Blame?
“My Wife is Married to Another Man and Now Has a New Boyfriend”

Accused of Faking Multiple Pregnancies and Baby Deaths; The Aftermath

“I Believe My Son’s Bizarre Fiancée Lied about Having a Miscarriage and Carved Obscene Markings into His Body” 

"My Wife's Son Can't Function in Society and I'm Ready to Kick Him Out!"


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Mike Bayer

Personal Development Coach and Founder and CEO of CAST Centers