Love Engineer is a collection of articles from relationship experts discussing how to have a successful relationship. Whether it is meeting someone special in a social setting or online, flirting, courtship, seriously dating, marriage or various other pain points which plague meeting, dating or having a committed relationship, our advice website is here to educate and help make your relationship a success.
Below is just some of the people and their backgrounds who contribute to
Founder & Publishing Editor
Joanna founded Love Engineer Dating and Relationship Advice blog in 2004 after she saw her friends struggling to date in Silicon Valley. Over the years she has introduced 11 couples who got married and still remain married years later. You can connect with Joanna on Google+ or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Rodgers is a former journalist whose 30-year career included stints at The Austin-American Statesman in Texas and The Palm Beach Post in Florida. She is a former features editor at both newspapers and a past member of the American Society of Sunday and Features Editors. Anne and Dr. Maureen Whelihan surveyed 1,300 women ages 15 to 97 for Kiss and Tell, and Anne spent an entire year interviewing a representative sample of women in every decade of their life in-depth for the book. You can learn more about Kiss and Tell by visiting its website or its Facebook page.
Nicknamed "the new millennium's Dear Abby" by the media, April Masini writes the critically acclaimed 'Ask April' advice column and answers readers questions on the free Ask April advice forum. Author of four books, including Date Out of Your League and Think & Date Like A Man, April has been interviewed for over 2,700 articles and opinion pieces, radio and television shows, including those on FOX, ABC, CBS, MSN, Telemundo and Univision -- New York Times, Time Magazine, US News & World Report, CNN.com, Ebony, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, Maxim and USA Today. For more information visit www.askapril.com
Bill Farr is the author of, The Power of Personality Types in Love and Relationships: Build a Great Relationship with the Right Partner and Stop Wasting Time on the Wrong one a wellness coach, and an instructor in various forms of meditation. As a student of human behavior, Bill’s work includes that of Western Psychology, Shamanism, Chi Gong and other forms. Bill teaches the connection of mind, body, and spirit and how that relates to everyday life and relationships. (www.TheArtofUnity.com)
Dr. Daniela E. Schreier, Psy.D, ABPP is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist. She is also trained in forensic and multicultural psychology. S.M.AR.T. Living LLC, Dr. Daniela’s Private Practice in Chicago focuses on relationship and life coaching. Dr. Daniela is a speaker, lecturer, and clinical and forensic media expert and commentator. Connect with Dr. Daniela: twitter/facebook @doctordaniela or facebook @doctordfanpage Websites drdaniela.com or youtube.com/user/doctordaniela
Donna Barnes is a NYU Certified Life & Relationship Coach and the author of Giving Up Junk-Food Relationships: Recipes for Healthy Choices.. She is based on New York's Upper West Side but coaches clients all over the world via Skype or telephone to help them find the romantic bliss they crave. She’s been the on-air Relationship Expert for ABC News' hit series "What Would You Do?" for three seasons. She taught Bret Michael’s girls to "Rock at Love" on VH-1. And you may have previously seen her on Good Morning America, Fox News, Late Show with David Letterman, NBC's Today Show, CBS's Early Show and CNN just to name a few. www.DonnaBarnes.com
Doug Gustafson is a licensed marriage and sex addiction therapist out of Denver, Colo. and co-author of his book “Amazing Intimacy” that offers six key ingredients that create true success in marriage. For more information, visit www.authenticandtrue.com.
Dr. Jeanette Raymond is a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in Los Angeles. Dr. Raymond has been called one of the top relationship experts by Women’s Day online, and is regularly quoted by ScienceLive.com, Medicaldaily.com, Everydayhealth.com, brides.com and thestir.cafemom.com. She is the author of ‘Now You Want Me, Now You Don’t! Fear of Intimacy: Ten ways to recognize it and ten ways to manage it in your relationship. Website: Losangeleswestsidetherapy.com
Duana C. Welch, Ph.D., is the author of Love Factually: 10 Proven Steps from I Wish to I Do, releasing on January 7, 2015. You can get a free chapter and see more at www.lovefactually.co
Eve Eschner Hogan is a relationship expert and the author of “The EROS Equation: A SOUL-ution for Relationships,” “How to Love Your Marriage: Making Your Closest Relationship Work,” and “Intellectual Foreplay: Questions for Lovers and Lovers-to-Be.” She lives on the beautiful island of Maui, offering private coaching and retreats through Heart Path Journeys, www.EveHogan.com
Gina Stewart+ is the owner of Expert Online Dating www.ExpertOnlineDating.com, an online dating consultancy founded on helping men. She helps online daters get more dates by maximizing profiles, pictures, emailing techniques and behavior. She is also the Online Dating Expert at www.DatingAdvice.com, and has been a featured expert in several print and radio interviews. Her ebook Expert Online Dating: Advice for Men from a Hot Chick can be found on Amazon and most major ebook retailers.
As a Certified Life and Relationship Coach with a masters degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University – and a Master Coach Teacher for Rori Raye – Helena understands the challenges of balancing the masculine energies used in work with the feminine energies necessary for success in dating and relationships. Helena helps women all over the world turn their relationship patterns around so they can attract more love into their lives. Whether you’re recently single or you’ve been single for years – or you’re in a relationship that seems to be going nowhere – Helena can help you quickly and permanently turn your love life around. For more free dating and relationship advice, visit helenahartcoaching.com. You can instantly download your FREE eBook copy of "3 Keys To Attract The Man You Want"and book a FREE 30-minute coaching session with Helena through her website.
Jessica M. Baker is the Founder and CEO of the leading self-discovery and relationships tool, Aligned Signs. Following an extensive career in the financial industry, Jessica embarked on a personal quest to find meaning in herself and in relationships around her. Through a combination of ancient wisdom and modern psychology, she achieved total self-awareness and has since dedicated her life to helping others in their personal journeys of self-discovery and fostering deeper, more meaningful relationships with others. Through Aligned Signs, she has helped tens of thousands of individuals by providing them with the tools to connect with the insight and the people who will help them thrive. As a leading self-development guru, Jessica is regularly called upon to share lessons from her personal journey and contribute her knowledge on topics relating to self-discovery. Some of the most popular topics include: Strengthening Relationships During the Holidays with Self Discovery Tools, What we can learn from Western Astrology, Chinese Zodiac and Myers-Briggs®, Using the MBTI® In Everyday Life, How to Build Stronger Relationships and Lasting Love, Online Dating Dos and Don’ts, Top Tips to Increase Happiness, How Self-Awareness Influences Professional, Social and Romantic Relationships. Jessica graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Texas. She currently splits her time between New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.
Joseph Eliezer (www.josepheliezer.com) is a Vancouver-based psychotherapist, author and speaker with a special interest in intuition. Joseph credits his intuition for helping him pen his writings, including his first book Simply Spirit: A Personal Guide to Spiritual Clarity, One Insight at a Time, which has reached the #1 position at Amazon.ca. Joseph has been interviewed by BBC Persia on Intuition-Enhanced Psychotherapy and has been speaking to various groups on mental health, well-being and intuition. Check out Joseph’s YouTube channel or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ .
Julie Ferman is Cupid’s Coach. She’s a personal matchmaker, dating coach, media personality, professional speaker, and producer of dating industry conferences and events. Julie founded her personal matchmaking and dating coaching service, Cupid’s Coach in 2001 to dignify and simplify the love search process for selective, relationship-minded professionals. The company quickly grew to become the largest personal introduction agency in California. Now a subsidiary of eLove, Cupid’s Coach serves personal matchmaking and dating coaching clients in over 60 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Julie met her husband of 20 years through a proactive love search of her own, and has spent every day since helping the rest of us fall in love and stay in love. With over 1,100 marriages to her credit, Julie Ferman knows the dating landscape and the love business and is eager to share her secrets and insights with us.
Kelly Walsh, M.Ed, ACC is the president of 1 Smart Life. Over the past 18 years, Kelly has successfully coached business leaders and people from all walks of life to reach their highest potential. With a Master’s in counseling, professional coach and mediation certifications, and 20 years of Human Resources experience, she has successfully helped others define their dreams and create pathways to success. She is the creator and owner of 1 Smart Life, LLC a new style of personal coaching with a team of experts in all of life’s challenging areas.
Michelle Skeen, PsyD is a therapist and the author of LOVE ME, DON’T LEAVE ME: Overcoming Fear of Abandonment & Building Lasting, Loving Relationships (New Harbinger, 2014). For more information, go to www.lovemedontleaveme.com.
Violet Blue is an award-winning author and editor of dozens of books, including Kissing: A Field Guide. She is the foremost expert in the field of sex and technology, a sex-positive mainstream media pundit and is interviewed, quoted and featured in outlets ranging from ABC News to the Wall Street Journal. Visit her at www.tinynibbles.com. Follow her @VioletBlue.
Abby Medcalf is a psychologist, author and speaker who has helped thousands of people create happy, connected relationships. With her unique background in both business and counseling, she brings a fresh, effective perspective to relationships. With over 30 years of experience, Abby is a recognized authority and sought-after speaker at organizations such as Google, AT&T, American Airlines, Kaiser, PG&E, Apple and Chevron. She’s been a featured expert on CBS and ABC news, and has been a contributor to Huff Post, Your Tango and Mt. Diablo Magazine. She is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book, “Be Happily Married, Even if Your Partner Won’t Do a Thing,” and the host of the top-rated “Relationships Made Easy” Podcast.
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, mentor and relationship expert Alan C. Fox has graduate degrees in counseling, law, and professional writing. His latest book PEOPLE TOOLS FOR LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS: The Journey From Me To Us comes with a wealth of knowledge after his second book PEOPLE TOOLS: 54 Strategies for Building Relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity, became a New York Times bestseller, followed by his bestselling book PEOPLE TOOLS FOR BUSINESS: 50 Strategies for Building Success, Creating Wealth, and Finding Happiness. Alan's tools, crafted over decades, have helped him achieve success in all aspects of life - from business to marriage to parenting six children, two stepchildren, and one foster child. Alan and his wife are based in Los Angeles. To learn more about Alan and People Tools, visit www.peopletoolsbook.com.
Loneliness expert April J Ford is the best-selling author of “You are Not Alone.” She also hosts a radio program with the same name on Voice of America. She offers her book and story as an example for people who feel alone showing it can be overcome. The 4 Step Formula she created has been the cornerstone of a system that’s served thousands of people dealing with loneliness. Her dedication expanded to the 501c(3) non-profit, Joy’s G.I.F.T. (Global Illumination Foundation Thrives). The non-profit empowers women and youth experiencing loss or sexual abuse on how to transition from tragedy to triumph by providing them with a support system and an infrastructure of wrap-around resources for services.
>Brenda is a relationships and lifestyle writer, coffee enthusiast, and a lover of new experiences. You’ll usually find her in a coffee shop with her laptop and a flat white scribbling down an article or a blog post. She is a contributing author at GoDates, and several other online publications.
Dr. Randy Schroeder is a marriage expert, parenting specialist, pastor, speaker, author and retired professor, educator and athletic coach. He’s spoken to numerous church groups, conferences, and businesses, providing practical tips and inspiration on marriage, parenting and various life challenges. He’s counseled over 1,500 couples and thousands of parents and families. He clearly practices what he preaches: Dr. Schroeder and his wife, Ginny, have been happily married for over forty years and have two married sons and six grandchildren. Dr. Schroeder and his family live in the Indianapolis area. To learn more about Dr. Schroeder and his practical wisdom, visit DrRandySchroeder.com.
Dr. Wayne Pernell is a global executive coach and seasoned leadership advisor, helping entrepreneurs, executives, and their teams to break through to great new levels of success. He is also a noted relationship expert. Focusing his new vision on a refined strategy, “Dr. P” helps his clients engage more authentically and powerfully at work, at home, and in the world. Having helped thousands of clients across the country and beyond, Dr. P is sought for his speaking and consulting, as well as his wisdom that can be found in any of his bestselling books. For his weekly blog, books, online courses, retreats and 1:1 advising, visit www.waynepernell.com.
Author of “A New Confidence: The Ultimate Beauty Overhaul – Inside and Out,” Georgie is a former beauty editor turned relationship coach. During her magazine days, she was constantly surrounded by countless amazing, smart and very driven women who had been having trouble finding love all their lives. It made her wonder… Why does it seem so effortless for some women to find amazing men who adore them and worship the ground they walk on, while for other women it just seems impossible? She became determined to find out why. Having trained under relationship guru Rori Raye, Georgie can give you access to the secrets you need to know in order to get all the love, attention, and affection from a man that you crave, fast! If you’re ready to effortlessly find and fall in love with the man who is going to cherish and adore you and only you forever. You can download your free “5 Steps To Be The Woman He Adores,” and sign up for a FREE coaching session with her.
Judith is an inspirational coach for women committed to finding, WOWING and keeping Mr. Right. She is the host of the Mr. Right Cafe, an online expert interview series designed to help women find and keep the love of their life. Judith is a former divorce attorney and mediator who became weary of dealing with failed relationships. She wanted to help women recover from heartbreak and create loving and healthy relationships and she became a Certified Professional Life Coach. Judith helps women sort through all those Mr. Wrongs and find, WOW and keep Mr. Right. She married her Mr. Right after many years of “not right” relationships. Her heart’s desire is to help women who have been wounded in love finally find lasting love.
Michaela Strydom is a certified divorce coach and therapist, who has mediated more than 300 divorce and other family law cases. Since 2015, she provides divorce recovery counseling and professional emotional support for men and women thinking about the termination of a marriage or needs help in rebuilding and navigating life after a divorce.