Our team is comprised of genuinely gifted minds
Chris and Lori also offer revolutionary clinical training for licensed mental health professionals to help them become better equipped in dealing with the full spectrum of challenges presented in marriage and family therapy. Over 23 million hours of therapy are provided annually by attendees of their clinical trainings.
After 25 years of marriage, they have a heart and passion for helping couples (and their children) live happy and healthy lives together. Along with National Marriage Seminars, they have founded Couplestrong, The Practice Startup, and Full Circle Ministries.
But they don’t just draw on their personal experience. They have education, certifications, and trainings to support the work they do.
Chris is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 35,000 hours of face-to-face experience in private practice. He attended the University of Tampa for his undergraduate degree and Liberty University for his Master’s Degree. He’s also certified in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and is a Certified Gottman Trainer.
Lori has an extensive 30-year background in marketing and advertising as well as the hospitality industry. She is trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy Levels 1-3. She attended the University of South Florida for her undergraduate degree.
Christy is the President of her company, Primetime Consulting Services Inc., founded in 2011, which provides services and products that educate and empower women to get back into the driver’s seat of their own lives. Bringing more than two decades of experience working with individuals, couples, and families, Christy specializes in mindset and is the queen of inner game change.
As a personal development author of Primetime Success, Confessions of a Self-Care Junkie and EXPOSED: Diary of a Self-Care Junkie, and host of TV show Women Who Lead, Christy is on a mission to teach others how to live and love better.
Jeff and Jessica Jennings are the co-founders of Greatest Marriage Ever. As a clinical psychologist and licensed professional counselor respectively, they have over 40 years of combined education, training, and experience helping individuals and couples attain their goals for life and love. They have brought their combined expertise together to educate, coach, and empower couples to deeply connect and transform their experience of their marriage or love relationship using cutting-edge neuroscience, relationship research, and positive psychology. Jeff and Jessica met getting their master degrees in professional counseling in 2002 and live in Charlottesville, VA with their daughter, Ava.
Dr. Jeff Jennings is a clinical psychologist, writer, and relationship coach. As co-founder of Greatest Marriage Ever, he serves high-achieving professionals, entrepreneurs, and athletes looking to transform their marriage or love relationship. Using a unique integration of key insights from cutting-edge neuroscience, attachment research, and positive psychology, he helps aspiring couples achieve fast, but lasting mastery toward deeper connection, greater intimacy, and enduring love.
With a Ph.D. in. Counseling Psychology and over 24 years of training and experience, Jeff is an expert on interpersonal forgiveness, positive psychology, and the neurobiology of relationships. His insights and research have been published in dozens of highly regarded psychology journals and books including The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, the Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion, and the American Psychological Association Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality. Jeff also worked and trained with leading experts in marriage therapy like Everett Worthington, Jr., the originator of the Hope-Focused Marriage Therapy approach.
Jessica Jennings, MA, LPC, CADC is co-founder of Relationship Remastery and a nationally certified and licensed professional counselor, sought after speaker, writer, therapist and relationship coach. She serves high-achieving professionals, artists, and athletes looking to transform their marriage or love relationship. Using a unique integration of key insights from cutting-edge neuroscience, attachment research, and compassion research, she helps aspiring couples and individuals remaster relationships by revealing and helping remove the barriers people have built to deeper connection, greater intimacy, and enduring love.
With a masters degree in professional counseling as well as certification as an alcohol and drug counselor, Jessica has over 20 years of clinical experience helping hundreds of couples and individuals resolve their emotional pain and increase deep connection in relationships.
Jessica was featured as a licensed therapist on A&E Network’s “Intervention” and her insights have been featured on podcasts, and multiple local and international media outlets. She is the founder of the Epiphany Center for Counseling Services and the co-founder of Greatest Marriage Ever. With her husband Jeff, she is passionate about helping disconnected couples tap into shared vulnerability to achieve deeper connection and greater intimacy through the integration of cutting-edge neuroscience and positive psychology.
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Paula is a Canadian Certified Counsellor affiliated with the Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association and the Association of Counseling Therapy of Alberta. Paula has a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in Child & Youth Care, and holds an Early Childhood Development Diploma, and Substance Use Certificate.
Paula has many years of experience advocating for and supporting adults and youth in various capacities. She is particularly passionate about working with couples and has her Level 3 in the Gottman Method and is working towards full certification. She takes a relational approach when working with couples and substance abuse and has specialized training in treating affairs and trauma. Paula is also an SYMBIS facilitator and offers solid premarital counseling using this approach.
Paula is also a Certified Brainspotting professional and has completed Phase 1, & 2, Brainspotting and Addictions, Imagespotting, and Changing Lives-One Badge at a Time* (a program for law enforcement and first responders). Paula is dedicated to supporting people on their unique paths to uncover ways to live strategically with intention and purpose. She applies a person-centered approach that holds trust, acceptance, respect, and collaboration as critical and ever-present factors in her practice.
Jenny’s passion for couples therapy has been fueled by her past experiences. She has found that mental health issues, job related stress and family dynamics can erode a relationship. Her mission is to help individuals to examine how they impact their own relationship while teaching both partners how to make their relationship top priority. Decisions that are best for the individual are not necessarily what is best for the relationship. Jenny believes your relationship has to be nurtured and cared for if you want longevity. She can teach you how to achieve the long lasting love you desire.
Over the past two decades, Jenny has worked in community mental health which means she is well versed in a broad range of mental health symptomology. While in community mental health, she supervised licensed therapists and facilitated the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing her the opportunity to become familiar with managing staff and understanding the intricacies of work related stressors. She is an asset to the Department of Juvenile Justice as she has been the licensed therapist on staff in residential facilities and in outpatient settings, developed curriculum for anger management, taught verbal de-escalation to program staff and is a Juvenile Sexual Offender Specialist. Through these experiences, she has the distinction of being recognized as an expert in family systems therapy.
Jenny is a well-respected community resource and she enjoys sharing her expertise with many populations. She has been a guest lecturer at the University of South Florida in the Masters Program and is a member of the Board of Directors for Camelot Community Care. Jenny is a Clinical Member of ATSA (Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers), a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and a Qualified Supervisor with the State of Florida.
Brad Kauffman brings a wealth of knowledge to the field of professional training, coaching and counselling. He is well-versed in Psychotherapeutic Practice and Applied Psychology with a focus on Interpersonal Communication Dynamics, Decision-Making, and Problem Resolution, as well as Leadership Coaching and Change Management . He has Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Psychology and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counselling Psychology, complemented by numerous therapeutic certifications and PROSCI Change Management.
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