Over the course of his career, Scott Stanley, Ph.D. has made numerous contributions to Couple and Family Psychology. Currently, Dr. Stanley is a research professor and co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver. He is most well-known for his scholarly contributions to marital enrichment and relationship education as well as his research and writings on commitment. Additionally, Dr. Stanley has been involved in the research, development, and refinement of the Prevention and Relationship Education Program (PREP) curriculum and has been influential in the research and clinical understanding of how couples form and stay together and the nuances of commitment dynamics.
Dr. Stanley graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University in 1979 with a psychology major and business minor. He then pursued a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University. In 1986, Stanley obtained his...
- Markman, H. J., Stanley, S. M., & Blumberg, S. L. (2010). Fighting for your marriage. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.Google Scholar