Dr. Gary Oliver

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Dr. Gary Oliver

Dr. Gary Oliver

Executive Director, The Center for Healthy Relationships
Professor of Psychology and Practical Theology

Ph.D., M.A.,, University of Nebraska
Th.M., Fuller Theological Seminary
M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary
B.A., Biola University


Dr. Gary J. Oliver is a father, university and seminary professor, psychologist, author, Executive Director of the Center for Healthy Relationships and Professor of Psychology and Practical Theology at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Dr. Oliver has over 30 years experience in individual, premarital, marital and family counseling. In addition to his clinical experience, Dr. Oliver has over ten years experience serving on the staff of churches in California, Nebraska and Colorado. He is also the founder of and professor in the D. Min. in Marriage and Family Counseling Program at Denver Seminary. For the past several years Dr. Oliver has been included in Who’s Who in America.

He has authored or co-authored over 20 books and travels both nationally and internationally providing his Emotional and Relational Intelligence (ERQ™) workshops, Growth-Focused™ Marriage Enrichment Seminars as well as seminars and workshops on a variety of relationship-related topics.