Dr. Terry Hargrave

Dr. Terry Hargrave


Terry Hargrave, Ph.D. is nationally recognized for his pioneering work with intergenerational families and is the most important founder of Restoration Therapy.  Dr. Hargrave has authored over 30 professional articles and thirteen books including Restoration Therapy:  Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy (co-authored with Franz Pfitzer) and Families and Forgiveness:  Healing Wounds in the Intergenerational Family (2nd Edition, co-authored with Nicole Zasowski).

Dr. Hargrave has presented nationally and internationally on the concepts and processes of family and marriage restoration, intergenerational families and aging. His work has been featured on ABC News 20/20, Good Morning America and CBS Early Morning as well as several national magazines and newspapers. He has been selected as a national conference plenary speaker and as a Master’s Series Therapist by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Dr. Hargrave is the Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California and is president and in practice at Amarillo Family Institute, Inc.

Professional Articles and Chapters

Years of Teaching/Therapy Experience

Professional Licenses in the states of California and Texas

+ Workshops and Presentations Lead

Full Curriculum Vita for Dr. Terry Hargrave Available Upon Request

“Dr. Hargrave uses so many examples and is so vulnerable with his life, it makes the material come alive. A truly delightful and knowledgeable teacher.”

RT Training Attendee

“Terry has to be one of the most energetic and knowledgeable speakers I have ever heard. Obviously, he knows his stuff, but what really sets him apart is that he genuinely cares about people and helping them grow.”

Workshop Attendee

“Dr. Hargrave’s expertise in working with clients is immense and so helpful. He delivers consultation and supervision in a caring way but really helps you see where it is possible to improve.”

Supervised Trainee

"Dr. Hargrave is such an expert at moving theory into practice."

RT Training Attendee

"Dr. Hargrave is very insightful and wise. He is also a great and funny presenter!"

Workshop Attendee