Terry D. Hargrave

Professor of Marital and Family Therapy, Department of Marriage and FamilySchool of Psychology

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BS, West Texas State University
MA, West Texas State University
MA, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, Texas Woman’s University

Terry D. Hargrave joined the School of Psychology in 2008 as professor of marital and family therapy. He comes to Fuller with 19 years of teaching experience at the University of Mississippi, Amarillo College, and West Texas A&M University and over 20 years of experience counseling couples, families, and individuals.

With interests in forgiveness, aging, and intensive marital therapy, Hargrave has authored or co-authored 11 books. His most recent books are Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy (2011) and Five Days to a New Marriage (2011), and others include Boomers on the Edge: Three Realities That Will Change Your Life Forever (2008), The Essential Humility of Marriage: Honoring the Third Identity in Couples Therapy (2000), and Families and Forgiveness: Healing Wounds in the Intergenerational Family (1994).

He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy and Marriage and Family: A Christian Journal and has also published articles in the Journal of Family Therapy, Journal of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the Journal of Psychology and Christianity, and Journal of Professional Counseling. Hargrave is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and has appeared on ABC’s 20/20 and Good Morning America and CBS’s Early Morning.

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching

Forgiveness, aging and caregiving, intensive marital therapy, contextual family therapy

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