Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., has served for more than 35 years as one of the major contributors to the fields of relationship transformation and bodymind therapies. Along with his wife, Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks, Gay is the co-author of many bestsellers, including Conscious Loving and Five Wishes. He is the author of 33 books, including The Corporate Mystic, Conscious Living and The Big Leap. Dr. Hendricks received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Stanford in 1974. After a twenty-one-year career as a professor of Counseling Psychology at University Colorado, he and Kathlyn founded The Hendricks Institute, which is based in Ojai, California and offers seminars worldwide.
In recent years he has also been active in creating new forms of conscious entertainment. In 2003, along with movie producer Stephen Simon, Dr. Hendricks founded The Spiritual Cinema Circle, which distributes inspirational movies to subscribers in 70+ countries around the world, www.spiritualcinemacircle.com. He has appeared on more than 500 radio and television shows, including OPRAH, CNN, CNBC, 48 HOURS and others.
Kathlyn Hendricks, Ph.D., BC-DMT has been a pioneer in the field of body-mind integration for nearly forty years. Her explorations about the catalytic transformational power of the creative arts have been featured in many magazines, journals and books. She received her doctorate in transpersonal psychology in 1982 and has been a Board Certified-Dance/Movement Therapist of the American Dance Therapy Association since 1975. She has consulted and taught in the graduate programs of many universities, including the University of Colorado, Union Graduate School, Antioch University and Naropa Institute. She has an international reputation as a seminar leader for health and business professionals. Her seminars specialize in training professionals from many fields in the core skills of conscious living using a unique system of whole-body learning and Quantum Coaching™. Kathlyn has also consulted regularly for corporations and organizations. In recent years Kathlyn has focused on expanding advanced courses for the Institute, particularly the two-years Leadership and Transformation program. She also maintains the Facebook fan page that features relationship tips, videos and blogs: www.facebook.com/relationshipadvice.
Together with her husband Gay Hendricks, Katie has worked with over thirty thousand individuals and three thousand couples in developing their method of body-centered and relationship transformation. Widely known as the therapists’ therapists, best-selling author John Bradshaw has stated, “I consider Gay and Kathlyn to be my teachers.” Kathlyn has authored and co-authored nine books, including: Conscious Loving, At the Speed of Life, The Conscious Heart, Lasting Love, Spirit-Centered Relationships and her first book of poetry, A Waterbaby Contemplates Dry Land. Their best-selling Conscious Loving is used as a textbook in many graduate programs throughout the country, and Gay and Katie's work has been reviewed or mentioned in Self, GQ, Psychology Today, Yoga Journal, Delicious, Personal Transformation, and USA Today. Katie and Gay have also appeared on Oprah, CBS’ 48 Hours, Sally Jessy Raphael, CNN and CNBC’s Peal Personal. They consider themselves their own best customers in the creation of conscious relationships and are among the few relationship experts who work and present publicly together.