Family therapist, speaker, and author
Terry Real is a nationally recognized family therapist, author, speaker, and teacher known for his groundbreaking work on men and male psychology as well as his work on gender and couples. He has been in private practice for over 25 years and is the founder of the Relational Life Institute in Arlington, Massachusetts.
The institute is dedicated to working to help women reclaim their voices and help men open their hearts. It offers a training program for therapists as well as workshops and trainings throughout the United States and Canada.
Terry is the best-selling author of I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression—the first book ever written on the topic of male depression. His book How Can I Get Through to You?: Reconnecting Men and Women explores the role of patriarchy in relationships. His most recent book, The New Rules of Marriage: A Breakthrough Program for 21st-Century Relationships, is a practical guide for couples and couples therapists.
Terry’s work has been featured in numerous academic articles as well as in the media, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, the Today show, CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, and many others. He has appeared often as the relationship expert for Good Morning America and ABC News.
May 24 - 27, 2019
Friday - Monday, 3 nights
We all long for love. We long to be intimately connected to ourselves and others. For some, a partnership or marriage is the natural outcome of this longing. Others find alternative styles of intimacy more fulfilling. For most of us, love and sexuality can be complex and confusing. We live in a dynamic time of...