Terry Real, LICSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Bestselling Author

Terry Real is teaching together with Esther Perel during the Wisdom and Wellbeing Weeks 2024 about the following topic:

Unlocking Relational and Erotic Intelligence

This five-day workshop is for couples and individuals who want to build their relationship skills. For the first time, Terry Real and Esther Perel are coming together for a multi-day intensive blending the best of Terry’s essential skills for more loving, intimate relationships with Esther’s unique approach to communication, eroticism and desire. All are welcome for this experiential workshop.

Multi-Faculty Workshop

During the Multi-Faculty Week 4 Terry will be teaching about the following topic:
The Healing Power of Relationships: From Trauma to Connection

This course provides the roadmap and toolbox of skills needed to heal past trauma, become a better partner and individual, and create the happy, healthy relationship everyone longs for. It will empower you to put into practice the real-life application Terry Real’s enduring work that has transformed thousands of couples and individuals in relational life therapy.

More about Terry Real

Terry Real is a nationally recognized family therapist, author, and teacher. He is particularly 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 thirty years. Terry has appeared often as the relationship expert for Good Morning America and ABC News. His work has been featured in numerous academic articles as well as media venues such as Oprah, 20/20, The Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today and many others.

In 1997 he published the national bestseller: I Don’t Want To Talk About It, the first book ever written on the topic of male depression. That was followed by two more successful books on relationships offering practical guides for couples and couples’ therapists; and most recently his New York Times Bestseller Us: Getting Past You & Me to Build a More Loving Relationship.

Terry founded The Relational Life Institute. The Institute offers a training program for therapists as well as workshops for couples and individuals.

For more information on his work, please visit his website, www.terryreal.com.