Dr. Richard Marks earned a PhD in counseling psychology, an MA in marriage and family therapy and an MA in religious education. He is a licensed professional counselor and a Clinical Fellow with the AAMFT, a member of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counseling, a member of the American Counseling Association, and has spoken at national conferences such as the IAMFC, AACC, Smartmarriages, The Florida Addiction Summit and the annual NARME conference. Dr. Marks is a sought after conference speaker for businesses, social service organizations, military and faith-based organizations. His training includes working with trauma victims, substance abuse, sexual addictions, troubled marriages, and general mental health issues.
Dr. Rick is the founder and creator of RelateWell, a research based curriculum that teaches anyone (youth, singles, dating, and marrieds) the essential skills and principles for healthy loving and mature relationships. Learn more about RelateWell and its various programs at www.relatewell.us
Dr. Marks has been married to Louella since 1984 and they have three healthy and mature adult children. Dr. Marks was raised in a broken home where emotional, verbal, and physical abuse existed.