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Ph.D. Hendrix Harville

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. is co-creator with his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, of Imago Relationship Theory and Therapy. In 2015, Harville and Helen also co-founded Safe Conversations LLC--a training institute that teaches a relational intervention based on the latest relational sciences that can help anyone shift from conflict to connection.

Harville and Helen are co-authors of three New York Times best sellers, including Getting the Love You Want which has sold more than four million copies, in addition to multiple other books on relationships.

Harville is a graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, which awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters. He holds a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York and an M. A. and a Ph.D. in Psychology and Religion from The School of Divinity at the University of Chicago. Harville is the recipient of several honors including the Outstanding Pastoral Counselor of the Year Award from the American Baptist's Churches, the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.

Harville and Helen have been married for forty years, have six children, seven grandchildren, and reside in Dallas, Texas, and New York City.