About the Author


Rabbi Dov Heller, M.A.

Rabbi Dov Heller is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who holds Masters Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and in Contemporary Theology form Harvard University. He also holds a B.A in philosophy and was ordained a rabbi in Jerusalem in 1982. He currently runs a private practice in Beverly Hills, California specializing in adult psychotherapy, personal growth counseling, dating coaching, and marital therapy. In addition, he provides an international coaching and counseling service via telephone helping people with their personal and relationship challenges. Visit his website at www.claritytalk.com.


The Dangers of Being a People Pleaser

The difference between healthy and unhealthy giving.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make

These are the serious ones that emotionally harm our children.

7 Ways to Become Your Best Self

Don’t settle for the counterfeit versions like power, success, fame, status, and wealth. Here’s how to insure that you’re on the right path.

Why Get Married

Four reasons to help you clarify if you’re ready to get married.

My Husband’s Insidious Affair with Work

Beware of the dangers of triangulation in your marriage.

Getting Ready for Intimacy

Rate your intimacy potential and learn how to strengthen it.

How Strong a Person are You?

Gauge yourself with this test.

Finding Your Unique Purpose

A 5-step exercise to discover your unique contribution to the world.

Are You Living Your Life or Someone Else’s?

8 questions to ask to take ownership of your life.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.

Shofar: The Call of Love

God wants a relationship with us. How badly do you want a relationship with Him?

Tyranny of the Should

How to free yourself from the destructive, incessant pressure to be perfect.

Inside Out & Emotional Integration

The more we embrace our emotions, the more alive we feel.

The Depth of Inside/Out

The Disney film teaches one of the most powerful principles for experiencing joy.

Perfectionism

Cracks enable the light to get in.

Discovering Your True Self

How to listen to your own inner voice.

Infographic: 7 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

An infographic on how to know you’re ready to tie the knot.

5 Ways to Have a Blast on Rosh Hashanah

How to get the most out of the High Holidays.

Pay Attention to Your Feelings

Don’t ignore your feelings. They are keys to self-discovery.

Judaism’s Bill of Obligations in Marriage

A daily reminder on what it means to be a mensch.

10 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

How to know you're ready to tie the knot.

5 Ways to Stay In Love Forever

Excellent advice for every couple.

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself

Sometimes life is overwhelming and we need to put things back into focus. These 10 simple questions will do wonders.

How to Build Trust in Marriage

Without trust in your marriage, you are headed for an abusive relationship (or may be in one already).

Ten Ways to Marry the Wrong Person

Blind love is not the way to choose a spouse. Here are practical tools for keeping your eyes wide open.

Dating Strategies for the Marriage-Minded

A relationships coach lays out his 5 golden rules for evaluating the prospects of long-term marital success.

Get More Pleasure Out of Marriage

A simple tool guaranteed to improve your marriage if you commit to trying it.

Five Steps to a Great Marriage #3: Be Like Builders

Staying married means sharing meaningful goals and values.

5 Steps to a Great Marriage #5: Be Masters of Growth and Healing

A crucial task of marriage is to allow yourself to discover your weaknesses and take responsibility for working on and correcting them.

5 Steps to a Great Marriage #4: Be King and Queen

Your spouse is your number one priority. Becoming queen and king means creating an unshakable alliance between husband and wife.

5 Steps to a Great Marriage #2: Be a Team

Do you have the communication and negotiating skills needed to be a team?

5 Steps to a Great Marriage #1: Be Friends and Lovers

5 practical tools on becoming "beloved friends."

7 Steps to Lasting Love

How to stay in love the rest of your life.

Mastering The Gratitude Attitude

It begins with getting rid of the entitlement attitude, which puts "my rights" ahead of everything else.

Getting Closer

An eight-week intimacy building program that will greatly increase the closeness and pleasure you want to experience with your spouse.

Six Habits of Happily Married Couples

Success in marriage hinges on consistent performance of these key habits.

Falling in Love With God, Step 4 - Service: Payback Time

Judaism offers a unique solution to the spiritual dilemma of how to payback God.

Falling In Love With God, Step 3: Indebtedness

To experience God deeply, we must face the undeniable truth that we are hugely indebted to our Creator.

Falling In Love With God – Part 1

To enjoy the greatest pleasure in life, we need to embrace the half of the glass that's full and the half that's empty.

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