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Erin Smalley

Licensed Professional Counselor | BSN, MS, LPC

Erin Smalley is a licensed professional counselor with a private practice (Smalley Marriage), as well as an author and conference speaker. She has coauthored 12 books, including ReconnectedCrazy Little Thing Called Marriage and The Wholehearted Wife. She and her husband, Dr. Greg Smalley, co-created Ready to Wed, a complete premarital curriculum for engaged couples, and The Focus on Marriage Assessment.

She co-hosts the "Focus on Marriage" and "Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage" podcasts, and she is a frequent guest on Focus on the Family’s “Daily Broadcast,” as well as many other radio shows, including "Live the Promise" with Susie Larson.

Erin enjoys speaking at conferences, encouraging women to live in Christ’s freedom. She presents with her husband at marriage enrichment seminars where they guide couples in taking steps toward enjoying deeply satisfying marriages. Gifted with the ability to demonstrate valuable relational lessons along with a heavy dose of humor, Erin and her husband deliver insightful, practical and passionate in-person conferences that help couples enrich their marriage relationship. 

About Erin

Before joining Focus on the Family in 2011, Erin graduated from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse for eight years before earning a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. Erin is also in the process of receiving her doctorate of eduction in psychology from South Eastern University. 

She has been blessed as a biological and adoptive mom of four great children — Taylor, Murphy, Garrison and Annie.

Erin Smalley
Dr Greg and Erin Smalley

About Smalley Marriage

Smalley Marriage, originally was founded by Dr. Greg Smalley. Today, Smalley Marriage & Individual Therapy Services, continues to carry the legacy of Dr. Gary Smalley. Erin Smalley BSN, MS, LPC guides couples through the challenges of marriage and helps individuals thrive. Therapy services can be sought both in weekly sessions, longer sessions, or through a one, two or even three-day intensive format. Smalley Marriage and Individual Counseling strives to guide both couples and individuals to greater levels of freedom.

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