21+ expert interviews on love, sex, and marriage.
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Summit Host Paula M. Smith, MDiv., MFT is a Certified Imago Therapist & Marriage and Family Therapist who is committed to helping couples and families heal and grow together. Paula is a graduate of the prestigious Harvard Divinity School, Antioch University New England, and Imago International Institute.
Dr. Pat Love is a distinguished professor, trainer, workshop presenter in Imago Relationship therapy and author of the ever popular books The Truth About Love, Hot Monogamy and How to Improve Your Relationship Without Talking About It. Dr. Love has traveled the world spreading the good news about love and relationships.
Annette Carpien is a Master Certified Relationship Coach on the professional coaching team of the ‘Save the Marriage’ group, and runs Great Relationships Coaching.
Doris Helge, Ph.D., is the author of many #1 Best-Selling books including Transforming Pain Into Power, Conquer Your Inner Critic, and Joy on the Job. Dr. Doris will help you quickly and easily turn every painful relationship into a powerful partnership. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, CNN and NPR.
Maureen Brine, Ph.D., is a Canadian Psychotherapist and Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor. She is currently launching an Imago Workshop called “Recovering Our Connection,” a workshop for couples in recovery.
Terry Real is the founder of the Relational Life Institute and co-director of the Harvard University Gender Research Project. He is the author of I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression and How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women.
Rev. Alfreda “Freda” Lanoix, author of “Go to Hell”, is the founder of Love at Work … The Exchange, a weekly gathering that is part group therapy session, and part social get-together.
Kenneth Cloke, Ph.D., JD., is Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution, Mediator, Arbitrator, Consultant and Coach who specializes in communication, negotiation and resolving complex multi-party conflicts all over the world.
Akua Bediako is a certified life and relationship coach. Akua is a respected workshop leader and speaker whose articles have been published in YourTango.com and FoxNewsMagazine.com. She is working on her first book “Relationships 101 – Secrets to Creating and Sustaining Ideal Relationships.”
Jennifer Bernard is a romance novelist best known for the popular Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel series from Avon Books. She’s a graduate of Harvard and a former news promo producer. She left big city life for true love in Alaska, where she now lives with her husband and stepdaughters. In her work, conflict is as essential as the hard-won “happily-ever-after.”
Jenny Gardy, MD, is an Integrative Coach and Journey Therapist who uses a whole-person approach that deals with issues on multiple levels. She acts as facilitator to many diverse groups helping them transform and heal their lives.
Shane Perrault, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist, author and speaker who specializes in couples. He is a contributing writer for Ebony and Essence Magazines and blogs for Psychology Today.
Narissra Punyanunt-Carter, Ph.D., is an associate professor whose research includes romantic relationships, father-daughter communication, and mass media portrayals of romance.
Lois Barth is a motivational speaker, trainer and professional life coach. She has been the life coach for two of the longest running and prestigious makeover programs for women, Fitness & Self.
Garet Bedrosian is a certified Imago and Bioenergetic Therapist and trainer. She also has experience as an Expressive Therapist, EMDR practitioner and Addictions Counselor.
Amy Schoen is a certified life coach and relationship expert. She is the creator of the Motivated to Marry® Dating Secrets Coaching Program, is an expert contributor for www.YourTango.com and the author of Get It Right This Time- How to Find and Keep Your Ideal Romantic Relationship and several other books.
Jackie Black, Ph.D., BCC, is an Internationally recognized relationship expert, educator, author and coach. Dr. Jackie serves Dual Career, High Performance and Career Transition Couples and is the co-author of Love Like A Black Belt: Cracking the Code to Being a Happy Couple.
Dr. Pepper Schwartz is a relationship expert and Ambassador for AARP. She is the author of 16 books, including The Normal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples and What They Reveal About Creating a New Normal in Your Relationship and The Great Sex Weekend. She has appeared on the Today Show, Oprah, Good Morning America and NPR multiple times.
Carol Kramer Slepian is a faculty member of the Imago Relationship Institute, an Advanced Imago Clinician, and a Certified Imago Workshop Presenter. She trains therapists throughout the country. Carol has been in private practice for over 30 years, seeing couples, individuals and groups in NYC and the Berkshires. Steve Slepian has over 30 years experience as a teacher, supervisor and consultant to various agencies, including the New York City Board of Education. Since his retirement 20 years ago, he has immersed himself in Imago Relationship Therapy as a Certified Imago Educator and Imago Workshop presenter. He and Carol see couples for “Relationship Intensives” in NYC and the Berkshires.
Gene Shelly, M.Div. is a Pastoral Psychotherapist and Imago Therapist in private practice. Several times a year Gene offers the “Getting the Love You Want” couples workshop created by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D & Helen LaKelly Hunt.
Bonna Devora Haberman, Ph.D., is a professor and co-directs the Israeli-Palestinian YTheatre Project which engages internationals together in a creative process of empowerment and responsibility for civil society, building relationships that heighten confidence and active will to contribute toward making peace more possible.
Julie Ward is a Certified Coach, author and international speaker, proud mom of 2 incredible kids. Julie offers 25+ years of an eclectic blend of modalities and life 101 practices. Her relationship practice focuses on intimacy and sexuality for women and couples in crisis.
Chris St. John , CPCC, speaker and author of Every Man’s Journey (June 2013). Chris leads men’s groups and privately coaches couples in crisis. He is a dedicated father and husband of 25 years who walks his talk and delivers compassionate results.
Geoff Laughton is a renowned Relationships Coach & Mentor. He has led several hundred workshops and retreats for couples and individuals in the US and Mexico.
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Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT, is a relationship expert and author of Codependency for Dummies, How To Speak Your Mind – Become Assertive and Set Limits and 10 Steps to Self-Esteem: The Ultimate Guide to Stop Self-Criticism.
By learning to live in connection, we participate in the healing work of the Ultimate Reality. A couple’s healing affects both people individually, the rest of their family, the community, and the planet. I wish you well on this sacred journey.
Love & Blessings,
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