Thriving Marriages 2nd edition
An Inspirational and Practical Guide to Lasting Happiness
John A. Yzaguirre, Ph.D. and Claire-Frazier Yzaguirre, MFT, M.Div. (about)
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"John and Claire Yzaguirre provide a fresh and positive vision on how to build unity in our married lives. These two extraordinary individuals who personify love, psychology, and spirituality offer an inspiring yet profound guide to nurturing your marriage. If you wish to better yourself and strengthen your relationship with that special person in your life, implement their wisdom.”
New York Times best-selling author of Help Yourself and A Child Called "It"
"In this delightful book, couples are urged and gently nudged to consider the exquisite yet simple components of empathy, autonomy and mutuality in marriage. The "Try this" suggestions and practical activities in each chapter will draw you into new horizons of unity as a couple.”
Judith and Jack Balswick
Authors of The Family: A Christian Perspective
"An instructive, realistic guide to compassionate marriage. A Christian model of marriage with something for everyone.”
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Best-selling author of Getting The Love You Want
Dr. John Yzaguirre, licensed psychologist, consultant, and author, specializes in marriage and family life enrichment and the integration of psychology and Christian spirituality. He has developed successful prevention and intervention programs at mental health agencies in Boston, New York, Los Angeles and Orange County. A native of Barcelona, Spain, he has offered his psychological services in the United States for over 30 years and is a former director of the psychology department at Children's Hospital of Orange County. He has been a keynote speaker at international and national conventions in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Australia. Dr. Yzaguirre received his Master's degree in Psychology from Boston College, and his doctorate in psychology from the University of Southern California.
Claire Frazier-Yzaguirre, M.Div., M.F.T., is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a formally ordained American Baptist minister, and a marriage and family life consultant, assisting churches in the development and growth of their marriage and family life ministries, women's ministries, Christian leadership and faith formation. She has over 30 years of professional experience helping couples and families. As an ordained minister she has developed programs for campus ministry, church ministries, marriage and family ministries, lay leadership formation and community outreach. She spent one year at the Institute of Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem, specializing in biblical studies and ecumenical dialogue. She has been invited to speak on marriage and family life at churches and conventions throughout the United States. She holds Master's degrees from Fuller School of Psychology and from Fuller School of Theology in Pasadena, CA.
John and Claire currently maintain their clinical practice in Irvine, California. Every year in 50+ cities, they present their Thriving Marriages programs to thousands of couples, people and faith leaders involved in Marriage and Family life, Religious Education and Adult Faith Formation ministries helping them grow more thriving, resilient, and compassionate families and faith communities.