Six women move into the "Starting Over" house to seek the help of two life coaches to achieve a goal while living under the same roof.
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Sylvia Villagran Sylvia Villagran ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 2005-2006
John Davidson ...  Self 2 episodes, 2005
Micah McCain ...  Self - Lifestyle Expert 2 episodes, 2005
Walter Sanchez Walter Sanchez ...  Prom Guy 2 episodes, 2005
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Six women move into the "Starting Over" house to seek the help of two life coaches to achieve a goal while living under the same roof.

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The Best Drama in Daytime is Real. See more »

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Life Coaches
4 May 2006 | by KRicanSee all my reviews

I agree that Iyanla can be a bit opinionated, but that other one --Rhonda--

Could she possibly be more self-righteous? Meanwhile, she never really listens to what anyone is saying. Did she take a Learning Annex class in "5 Steps to Being a Good Listener"? Maybe it was a prerequisite course to "You Too Can Be an Analyst" She asks clearly scripted questions, nods with a furrowed brow during the girls responses and follows it with a "ya" and a quote directly off one of those motivational posters.

Example: In the last episode ... Rhonda starts using all the clichés and textbook inspirational quotes to this one woman who was really going through it badly. She takes her through this ridiculous word association thing to arrive at the conclusion that her father is the cause of all her woes (which had already been established anyway, by the woman herself). Rhonda gives an understanding "Ya" and sits all self-satisfied that she broke her. Then Iyanla proceeds to rip the girl apart, saying that she is lying and covering up the real issue and makes her come to terms with the fact that her mother is really at the root of it all but she never could face or admit to herself. After 10 minutes of Iyanla tearing down layer after layer, lie after lie, the girl is obviously a wreck and then Rhonda chimes in with this pearl: "Its OK for your mother to not always be right" smiling smugly as though she knew the mother was the real issue all along. Iyanla looked like 'is she kidding with this'???

Rhonda seems to feel that she and Iyanla simply have different styles of therapy --- yea qualified and not qualified is the difference. She looks like a soap actress wannabe who never quite got her break but decided to put this show together and trying to act like a therapist. A bad one.


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