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Dr. Phil McGraw earned his doctorate degree in psychology from the University of North Texas in 1979. In 1980 he founded Courtroom Sciences, Inc., a full-service trial sciences firm. As president of CSI, he has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East consulting with clients including Fortune 500 companies, major…
Phil McGraw, better-known as Dr. Phil, is an American TV personality, author and former psychologist. In his youth, Dr. Phil won a football scholarship to the University of Tulsa where he played middle linebacker.
In 1990, he founded CSI (Courtroom Sciences, Inc.) an organization that advised corporations and individual plaintiffs on how to achieve settlements. The company was hired by Oprah Winfrey which led to his appearances on her show.
Those early appearances brought him national recognition and fame and, over time, led to his own show. Dr. Phil has also written four books, all of which have been commercially successful. He often appears as a guest on other shows when not working on his own show.