Terry Real, MSW, LCSW

Terry Real

Terry Real, MSW, LCSW

Terry Real, MSW, LCSW, has been a practicing family therapist for more than 30 years. His work has been featured on NBC Nightly News, Today, Good Morning America, the CBS Early Show, Oprah, the New York Times, Psychology Today, Esquire, and numerous academic publications.

Terry’s most recent book Us: Getting Past You & Me to Build a More Loving Relationship is a New York Times Bestseller. In 2007, his first book I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression quickly became a National Bestseller also.

Terry founded the Relational Life Institute (RLI), which is dedicated to teaching the general public how to live relational lives and to teaching mental health professionals the practice of Relational Life Therapy. RLI uses Terry’s work to advance the concept of “Relational Living” to help people address relational and psychological health in three critical relationship areas: parenting, coupling, and workforce effectiveness. The institute offers workshops for couples and professional trainings around the country as well as support services, books, CDs, and other products.

Financial Disclosures: Terry Real receives a speaker honorarium from Leading Edge Seminars Inc.