Terry Real, LICSW,
is an Internationally Recognized Family Therapist, Speaker and Author. A family therapist and teacher for more than 25 years, Terry is the best-selling author of I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
(Scribner, 1997), the straight-talking How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women
(Scribner, 2002), and most recently The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Make Love Work
(Random House). Terry knows how to lead couples on a step-by-step journey to greater intimacy - and greater personal fulfillment.
Terry founded the Relational Life Institute (RLI), 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.
Terry's work, with its rigorous commonsense approach, speaks to both men and women. His ideas on men's issues and on couple's therapy have been celebrated in venues from "Good Morning America", "The Today Show" and "20/20", to "Oprah" and The New York Times.