Terry Real is an internationally recognized family therapist, speaker and author. Terry founded the Relational Life Institute, offering workshops for couples, individuals and parents around the country along with a professional training program for clinicians wanting to learn his RLT (Relational Life Therapy) methodology.
A family therapist and teacher for more than twenty-five years, Terry is the best-selling author of I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression, the straight- talking How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women and most recently The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Make Love Work.
Terry’s work, with its rigorous commonsense approach, speaks to both men and women. His ideas on men’s issues and on couples therapy have been celebrated in venues from the Good Morning America, The Today Show and 20/20, to Oprah and The New York Times. A proponent of “full-throttle marriage,” as described in The New Rules of Marriage, Terry has been called “the most innovative voice in thinking about and treating men and their relationships in the world today.” Terry knows how to lead couples on a step-by- step journey to greater intimacy — and greater personal fulfillment.
His website is www.terryreal.com.