HARVILLE & HELEN – December 5, 2016

Posted on: November 30th, 2016 by admin No Comments

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph. D are partners in life and work. Their work is to make relational information and skills available to everyone. To do so, they co-created Imago Relationship Therapy as a couples therapy, co-initiated Imago Relationships International as a training institute for couples therapists, co-founded Relationships First as a collaborative mission to create a relational culture and Safe Conversations® as a social experiment to raise the joy index of a whole city.

They believe that how we interact with each other, in all our contexts—family, workplace, schools, etc.—is the key to the emotional, physical, economic and relational well being of everyone, including society and culture. They vision shifting from the age of the individual to the age of relationship and making “relationship” the primary value system of culture.

Dr. Hendrix and Dr. Hunt continue to co-create Imago Relationship Theory and Therapy and make it available in workshops, training programs, lectures, seminars and books. Over 1200 Imago therapists practice in 37 countries. Their professional partnership has produced 10 books including three NYT best sellers (Getting the Love You Want, Keeping the Love You Find, and Giving the Love that Heals). Their latest book is Making Marriage Simple (2013). They are working on a new professional text on Imago theory and therapy.

Dr. Hendrix is a couple’s therapist with over 40 years experience as an educator, clinical trainer and lecturer whose work has been on Oprah 18 times. In addition to Dr. Hunt’s partnership with her husband in the co-creation of Imago, she is sole author of Faith and Feminism and has been installed in the Women’s Hall of Fame for her leadership in the global women’s movement. Helen and Harville have been married for over 30 years, have six children, and six grandchildren and reside in Dallas, Texas and New York City.

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