After 20 years of leading marriage classes for thousands of couples, Barbara and Michael have created easy to learn skills to navigate the marriage journey. Their book “The Marriage Map” combines practical skills, inspiring personal stories and a vision of transformation through marriage.
Dr. Barbara received her PhD in a pastoral counseling from Claremont School of Theology. She is committed to teaching skills to move couples from emotional distance and power struggle to feeling understood, appreciated and respected using wisdom from our Western cultural tradition. Dr. Barbara’s passion is to promote personal development which is the key to success in the marriage journey.
She is a master at seeing a couple and knowing what are the next steps needed for their successful journey through life. Dr. Barbara uses her intuition developed over 30 years and 50,000 hours of counseling individuals and couples.
Dr. Michael has been a practitioner and teacher of meditation to over 1000 people over 40 years. He has led attitudinal healing classes for over 20 years, teaching how to create love, let go of resentments, fears and how to create an experience of connection to God. He is passionate about using romantic partnership as a vehicle to move us to higher stages of inner development.
Dr. Michael works as an anti-aging physician teaching health and longevity through nutrition, bio-identical hormones, stem cells, meditation and healthy relationships.
Over the last 25 years, Drs. Michael and Barbara have conducted marriage enrichment classes in churches, synagogues, religious groups and service organizations around Southern California and throughout United States. Drs. Michael and Barbara regularly conduct their marriage enrichment program in a series of five 2 hour classes in their southern California office.
Online classes are available through our website as is our book The Marriage Map. Individual and couple sessions are available online and in-person.