Harville & Helen
Harville Hendrix Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D. are internationally-respected couple's therapists, educators, speakers, and New York Times bestselling authors. Together, they have written over 10 books with more than 4 million copies sold, including the timeless classic, Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples. In addition, Harville has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey television program 17 times.
Harville and Helen co-created Imago Relationship Therapy to promote the transformation of couples and families by creating relational cultures that support universal equality. In addition, they've developed resources that help couples, families, and educators strengthen their relationship knowledge and skills. They are the co-founders of Imago Relationships International, a non-profit organization that has trained over 2,000 therapists and educators in 51 countries around the world.
Image Relationship Therapy
To assist the transformation of all relationships, Harville and Helen co-created IMAGO RELATIONSHIP THERAPY, which is applicable to couples, families, parents, and professionals who seek to be more effective in their life and relationships.
To spread IMAGO to the world as a therapeutic system and educational process, Harville and Helen co-founded IMAGO RELATIONSHIPS INTERNATIONAL, which educates and supports therapists around the world. To date, more than 2000 therapists in more than 51 countries have been trained.
Harville and Helen also co-created the non-profit organization, RELATIONSHIPS FIRST, which helps people learn how to connect through their differences. Using a simple three-step process called "Safe Conversations," they teach people how to become more present in all of their relationships.
To demonstrate the impact that better communication can have on a large population, they co-initiated SAFE CONVERSATIONS® as a city-wide experiment to raise the joy index of the entire city of Dallas, Texas.
Harville Hendrix Ph.D.
Harville is a New York Times bestselling author, international speaker, and couples therapist with more than 40 years' experience as an educator, clinical trainer and lecturer who has appeared on Oprah's television program 17 times.
He holds graduate degrees from Union Theological Seminary (NY) and the University of Chicago and is a former professor at Southern Methodist University.
Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D.
Helen is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and noted philanthropist. Her partnership with Harville has led to the creation of 10 books on relationships and the widespread effectiveness of IMAGO therapy. She holds earned and honorary degrees from Union Theological Seminary (NY) and Southern Methodist University. As the author of Faith and Feminism, Helen was installed in the Women's Hall of Fame for her leadership in the global women's movement.
Harville and Helen have been married for more than 30 years. They have six children, six grandchildren, and reside in Dallas, Texas.
Harville and Helen invite you to strengthen the communication in your life and join them to heal relationships, heal the family, and heal the world.