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Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D. is an accomplished and awarded teacher, and has published many peer-reviewed articles and text books on intimate relationships, such as The Science of Relationships: Answers to your Questions about Dating, Marriage and Family. She is also frequently interviewed as a relationship expert by national and international news outlets (Chicago Tribune, the Denver Post, NY Magazine,, and the Irish Independent) and writes for media outlets such as The Conversation, and is republished on thousands of other news sites (e.g. Associated Press, Raw Story). Her 2016 TEDx talk on parental alienation showcases several ideas from her most recent co-authored and well received book, Parents Acting Badly: How Institutions and Society Promote the Alienation of Children from their Loving Families. She has also been an editor and regular contributor to, a relationship science resource for the on-line community. Her column, "Adventures in Dating: Memoirs of a Single Mom" and "Adventures in Dating: Memoirs of Midlife Relationships" drew a large audience, and she has answered questions submitted by readers about their relationships for the Science of Us (NY Magazine).

She will soon be available again for coaching services for individuals who are the targets of parental alienation, which is a problem that affects an estimated 22 million American adults alone. With over 18 years of personal counseling, teaching, and research experience, she provides a wealth of information and support for her coaching clients. Fees and length of services vary, so please inquire if interested.

Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005, and specializes in the study of intimate relationships. She also has two masters degrees from Teacher's College, Columbia University in psychological counseling, and served as a family and substance abuse counselor for several years prior to her entry into academia. She is currently an associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University and also has a consulting firm, Harman, Hogan & Shelley, LLC.

On a personal note, Dr. Harman is a single mother of two amazing elementary aged boys, and a step-mother in a blended family of 7. They live in Fort Collins, CO.