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Gay Hendricks PhD and Katie Hendricks PhD - Love IDEAS Summit - Invisible Disabilities Association

Gay Hendricks PhD
Katie Hendricks PhD

Dr. Gay Hendricks and his wife Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks have co-authored a host of  books including Conscious Loving and The Corporate Mystic. Gay’s book, Five Wishes became a New York Times bestseller. Their best-selling Conscious Loving is used as a textbook in many graduate programs throughout the country. 

Bestselling Author and Speaker

Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and body mind transformation for more than 45 years. After earning his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1974, Gay served as Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years. He has written more than 40 books, including bestsellers such as Five Wishes, The Big Leap, Conscious Loving and Conscious Loving Ever After, (the last two co-authored with his co-author and mate for more than 35 years, Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks). Gay has appeared on more than 500 radio and television shows, including Oprah, CNN, CNBC, 48 HOURS and others.

Kathlyn “Katie” Hendricks, is an evolutionary catalyst and freelance mentor who has been a pioneer in the field of body intelligence and conscious loving for fifty years. She describes her purpose: “I feel through to the heart with laser-love and evoke essence through deep play.” Dr. Hendricks is the co-author of twelve books, including the best- selling Conscious Loving, At The Speed of Life and Conscious Loving Ever After: How to Create Thriving Relationship at Midlife and Beyond.

Katie specializes in translating concepts such as commitment into directly felt experiences that lead to new choices and creative engagement. Her unique coaching and leadership programs have generated hundreds of body intelligence and relationship coaches in the U.S. and Europe. She is currently joining with her leadership community through the Foundation for Conscious Living to create the Big Leap Online Programs. These online videos are designed to support people in coming home to presence, restoring resourcefulness and creating caring communities.