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Helen LaKelly Hunt

Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. is co-creator with her husband, Harville Hendrix, of Imago Relationship Theory and Therapy. In 2015, Helen and Harville 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.

Helen and Harville 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.

Helen earned her doctorate from Union Theological Seminary in NYC in Women's History. In addition to her partnerships with Harville, Helen is one of a small army of women who helped seed the women's funding movement. She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1994 for her contribution to the global women's movement and into the Smithsonian Institute for creating Women Moving Millions and her leadership in creative women's philanthropy.

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