For the past 4 years, Dr. Hendrix and Dr. Hunt have been working to ignite a global movement to educate people about the value of healthy, intimate relationships. He and his wife reside in New York City and have been married 30 years. They have six children and five grandchildren.
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. is a couple’s therapist with over 40 years of experience as a therapist, educator, clinical trainer, author and lecturer. He and his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, co-created Imago Relationship Therapy, a therapy for couples now practiced by over 2000 certified therapists in 30 countries. Dr. Hendrix and his wife have co-authored ten books on intimate relationships and parenting, including their most recent book Making Marriage Simple. Referred to by Oprah Winfrey as the “Marriage Whisperer,” Dr. Hendrix has been featured on the Oprah show 18 times, winning Oprah her first Emmy for “most socially redemptive” daytime talk show.
Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. has been an important partner to her husband, Dr. Harville Hendrix, both in the evolution of Imago Theory and the growth of Imago’s global organizational infrastructure. Dr. Hunt has also been active within the women’s movement, helping to catalyze and grow the area of women’s philanthropy. Five years ago, she co-founded Women Moving Millions, a global movement of donors with the goal of raising the bar on women’s giving. Dr. Hunt is an honored inductee in the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca, NY. She is the author of Faith and Feminism: A Holy Alliance, published by Atria books, and the recent article, “Healthy Marriage: Healthy Women and Girls”, inviting the women’s movement to take up equality in marriage as an agenda. Her greatest passion is deepening her relationships with her husband and their six children each day.