Rhoberta Shaler, PhD

Rhoberta Shaler, PhD

Relationship Consultant

Empowering you to recognize emotional abuse, realize its effects, and take your best steps to stop the crazy-making and save your sanity

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About Me

Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, is The Relationship Help Doctor, providing urgent and ongoing care for relationships in crisis. through video conferencing. Even the United States Marines have called on her for help!
Dr. Shaler particularly focuses on empowering the partners, exes, and adult children of the relentlessly difficult, toxic people she calls Hijackals® to save their sanity and stop the crazy-making.
Rhoberta offers unique insights, strategies, and support to create or reclaim the confidence you need to deal with the constant uncertainty and jaw-dropping behaviors of Hijackals in your li...

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What inspired me to become a wellness professional?

People who are raised by, or in relationship with, a relentlessly difficult toxic person often second-guess themselves, and their sanity. When they tell others what they are experiencing, they are often not believed. I've had that happen to me.
People who have been emotionally abused for a long time are put down, torn down, and worn down. They need help to recognize that it really IS emotional abuse, realize the many negative impacts of it in their lives, and take the positive steps to heal, learn, grow, and come to trust themselves to love again.
I not only have a PhD in psychology, but ...

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How my clients describe their first visit?

"Finally, someone who gets what's happening to me and knows how to help me. I've been made to feel it's all my fault from my partner and other therapists, and Dr. Shaler saw what was happening and believed me. I feel validated and hopeful."

Location & Appointment Details


San Diego


  • Initial Appointment: $97

  • Virtual visit available

Payment Methods

  • Credit Card

  • Debit Card

  • Paypal