About the Author


Dr. Lisa Aiken, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa Aiken has been a psychologist who works with individuals and couples for nearly 40 years. She has authored and co-authored 11 books on a variety of Jewish topics, including Guide for the Romantically Perplexed. She has also given talks to diverse audiences in more than 250 cities on six continents.


Preventing Abuse at Summer Camp

Steps that parents should take to help their child have a safe and enjoyable summer.

Counting the Omer: 49-Day Program for Change

Every small step we take to become better has an effect on everyone around us.

Attaining True Empowerment on Passover

Empowerment doesn’t come through conquering and enslaving others.

3 Ways to Prepare for Your Bashert

Marriage is a skillset that can be learned.

Sometimes Divorce Is Not the Answer

Lack of commitment to the marriage is the #1 reason for divorce. What would happen if both partners decided to work on their marriage instead?

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Buddy showed me the meaning of love.

Answered Prayers

If we pray with sincerity, there is no such thing as an unanswered prayer.

Preparing Yourself for Marriage

A practical, insightful guide for singles.

Twice Burned

Although domestic abuse is totally abhorrent to Judaism, the Jewish community is not completely immune to it.

Lights At The End Of The Tunnel

My personal struggles with infertility.

Living with Miracles

Why I made aliyah during the Intifada.

The Superwoman Juggling Act

Doing it all means that eventually something will give -- your health, your family or your spiritual life.

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