Dr. Hemfelt is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with adults and adolescents on marriage, dating, family and other relationship issues. Dr. Hemfelt earned Master’s and Doctorate degrees in counseling and psychology from the University of Houston. He has served as supervisor of therapeutic services for the Substance Abuse Study Clinic of the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences and as alcoholism intervention specialist for a Fortune 500 corporation.
Dr. Hemfelt is a Professor of Psychology for the University of Phoenix, Dallas Main Campus, and a member of the adjunct faculty of the Art Institute of Dallas. He is a recipient of the Gold Medallion Publishers Award and coauthor of multiple best-selling books (many translated into numerous foreign languages), including: Love is a Choice, Love Hunger, Passage of Marriage and the Serenity New Testament and Psalms.
Dr. Hemfelt has presented seminars and workshops at major churches throughout the nation and has appeared on national radio and television programs including CNN, TBS, CBN, the 700 Club and the Phil Donahue Show.
In addition to addressing relationship issues, Dr. Hemfelt has expertise in the treatment of addictions and compulsivity disorders ranging from eating disorders to alcoholism and substance abuse.