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Active Relationships Programs
Active Relationships Center
25 Highland Park Village, Suite 100-734
Dallas, TX 75205
Kelly Simpson M.A. Psyc., LMFT, CSC
Authored in 2003, Active Relationships is a state-of-the-art series and is a compilation of healthy marriages and relationships best practices, with available programs such as Active Communication, Active Money Personalities, Active Romance, Active Traditions, Active Adults (for singles), Active Relationships for Young Adults (for youth), Active Military Life and Resiliency Skills (for single or married military personnel), and Active Families (for whole families).

Affair Recovery Center & Emergency Marriage Seminar
Crossroads Counseling Associates
4131 Spicewood Springs, Suite K-1
Austin, TX 78759
The Affair Recovery Center is a partnership of counseling professionals dedicated to the restoration of marriages crippled by infidelity. Our community includes numerous couples who have experienced the abundant blessings of reconciliation and renewal.
We offer:
• A Community of Hope, made up of couples who have been where you are
• Individual counseling is available through Crossroads Counseling & Associates at 512-346-9299
• Affair recovery groups for couples and individuals
• Free resources and links on our website
• Seminars for organizations, ministries and churches
• Subscription-only services for in-depth resources and ongoing support

Better Marriages Texas 
Better Marriages Texas is a chapter of Better Marriages, an international, nonprofit, non-sectarian organization whose purpose is to promote better marriages by providing enrichment opportunities and resources that strengthen couple relationships, increase intimacy and enhance personal growth, mutual fulfillment and family wellness. Better Marriage is a network of couples and professionals in the field of marriage education and enrichment dedicated to enriching their own marriages and other marriages in their communities. Trained lay-couples facilitate various types of events throughout Texas and neighboring states.

Building Strong Families
Healthy Family Initiatives
7500 Beechnut Street, Suite 366
Houston, TX 77074
Alicia Lara
The Building Strong Families program is designed to fortify low-income, unwed couples expecting a baby or with a newborn. The goal is to ensure a healthy and enduring relationship among mom, dad and baby.

DePelchin Children's Center
Main Campus
4950 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
DePelchin understands that families face a growing number of difficulties. Successful parenting and healthy family relationships do not come easy. DePelchin wants to help families by providing helpful resources that have been compiled and developed by professionals. You can trust that these tools will help your family grow and stay safe even in a world full of very real and difficult challenges.

El Paso Healthy Marriage Project
11199 Pellicano Drive
El Paso, TX 79935
Roger O’Dell
Model Cities-El Paso plans to provide marriage enhancement and marriage skills training programs for married couples as well as, marriage skills training for couples or individuals interested in marriage. Using the Six Building Blocks of a Healthy Marriage (6BB) 12 hour curriculum, Model Cities expects to serve 1000 couples the first year, implement and operate an efficient and effective healthy marriage education training and support program for needy families in West Texas; implement and operate an efficient and effective program to promote responsible parenting, and implement and operate an efficient and effective program to reduce and eliminate aggressive behaviors and to promote non-violent married family life as the expected lifestyle.

Healthy Opportunities for Marriage Enrichment
El Paso Center for Children
2200 N. Stevens
El Paso, TX 79930
The program’s goal is to enable married, low-income, Hispanic couples with children to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to form and sustain healthy marriages and promote the healthy development of their children, through the delivery of innovative, culturally responsive, and effective marriage training, ongoing marriage education and supportive services.

The Family Enrichment Program (Houston)
The Family Enrichment Clinic offers a wide range of psychological services as treatment to individuals, families, and couples. All of our therapists have graduate degrees, are licensed, and are culturally sensitive to clients of all ethnicities, socio-economic statuses, and age groups. We are specialized in providing counseling services in American and English Sign Languages, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Taiwanese, Urdu and Vietnamese.

For Better and For Ever - Marriage Preparation
1617 Iowa Street
San Antonio, TX 78203
In 1975, For Better and For Ever was designed to help local churches provide quality Christian marriage preparation for engaged couple. Since 1996, Marriage Preparation Resources has been an on-line resource for dating/engaged couples and churches. What do we do? We teach what Christian marriage is and the skills needed for it. Whom do we assist? We assist couples considering Christian marriage and Covenant marriage. We also assist clergy, marriage educators and "sponsor/mentor couples" who help couples prepare for Christian marriage and Covenant marriage.

Hope Family Healthy Center
2332 Jordan Road
McAllen, TX 78503
Christopher Cantu or Nancy Saenz
We provide help with: stress management, anxiety, depression, adjustment, behavioral, anger, self-esteem and marital issues.

Greater Houston Healthy Marriage Coalition
Family Services of Greater Houston
3815 Montrose Blvd, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77006
The Greater Houston Healthy Marriage Coalition is compose of local community and faith-based organizations working together to strengthen marriages in the greater Houston area. Coalition members meet regularly to network, learn about available services, and see ways to better meet the needs of families in the diverse communities.

Healthy Family Initiative
7500 Beechnut, Suite 366
Houston, TX 77074
Healthy Family Initiatives serves as the crossroad where solutions for strengthening families and prevention of poor life outcomes are tested, proven, and integrated into enduring best practices, disseminated for the use of all, to improve the lives of children and families.

Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT)
Plano, Texas
The Institute for Life Coach Training, (formerly Therapist University), is the first-of-its-kind training institute that specializes in training psychotherapists, psychologists, counselors and helping professionals in building a successful coaching practice.

2109 Royal Crest Dr.
Garland, TX 75043
Enid Reyes-Gutierrez, 214-215-1736

It is Mission Latina’s (ML) passion to be a catalyst for transforming the Hispanic-Latino community. ML starts at the core—the marriage and family; by strengthening and equipping them through education, community involvement, and leadership preparation, therefore developing independent self-sustaining families. Healthy families produce stronger communities and empower Latinos to positively impact their communities.
Services offered: (Targeting the Spanish speaking community) include:

  • Marriage & Relationship Education
  • Marriage & Family Program Development Consulting
  • Community Transformation using a Holistic Model Consulting
  • Conference Speaker & Workshop Presenters Bureau
  • Mi Familia es Primero Conference in other cities
  • Leadership Training

Pat Love & Associates: Become a Certified Love Educator™! 
4509 Foster Ranch Road
Austin, Texas 78735
Distinguished professor, Certified Love Educator, Pat Love, Ed.D., is known for warmth, humor and commitment to learning. For more than twenty-five years, she has contributed to relationship education and personal development through her books, articles, training programs, speaking and media appearances. Dr. Love has published several professional articles, been featured in many professional books and developed relationships education media and materials being used nationally and internationally.

Relational Cares Intensives
Center for Relational Care
11615 Angus Road, Suite 218
Austin, TX 78759
Joyce Walker
Intensives provide a safe environment for people to experience biblical principles for healing and growth, replacing unhealthy patterns, and bringing hope and healing to broken relationships, wounded hearts, and damaged lives.

Responsible Relationships Program
Child Inc, Austin TX
818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
A.J. Quinton
The Responsible Relationships Program is dedicated to helping participants improve their marriage, family and personal relationships through relationship building education, practical experiences and fun.

Strengthening Families
Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.
702 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Richard Davidson
Family Service provides Healthy Relationship programming in combination with parenting education and fatherhood education throughout the Texas Health and Human Services Region 8.

Strong Families Dallas
Alliance for North Texas Healthy Effective Marriages (ANTHEM)
12800 Hillcrest Road, Suite #A124
Dallas, TX 75230
Anthem Strong Families provides education and skills that teach individuals how to be the Champion for families and children.

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