Biography (below) courtesy of Matt Heard
Senior Pastor, Woodmen Valley Chapel
Colorado Springs        

Dr. Barry D. Ham
Dr. Barry Ham is an educator in a variety of forms: a college professor, an adolescent counselor, and a Marriage and Family Therapist in practice in Colorado Springs. He received his BA and BS degrees in ministry and music from Dallas Christian College. His first graduate degree was an MS in Psychology from Abilene Christian University, followed by a Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling from California State University. Finally, he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Southern California University. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and was raised there and in Houston, Texas. He currently lives in the Colorado Springs area with his wife and his two Golden-Doodles: Jolee and Bailey. He has two grown children who also live in the area.

He is passionate about helping restore marriages and is committed to assisting struggling families in their quest for health and balance.

Dr. Ham is available for speaking engagements. He is also can be contacted regarding leading his weekend seminar "God Understands Your Relationship: Navigating the Peaks and Valleys of Your Marriage." You may contact him at

The following has been written about his book "God Understands Divorce:"

As Christian couples experience divorce at an alarming rate, individuals cry out, wondering if there are any real answers or solutions. Does anybody really care? In these pages, Barry reveals that God has been where you are, He knows your pain, He desires wholeness for you, and He offers clear guidance to enable you to get there. He really cares!
Gary Chapman, Ph.D.
Author of The Five Love Languages

It's undeniable: divorce is accelerating in our culture and many people are grasping for hope and perspective. However, in the midst of this disturbing whitewater trend, too many are reaching for rescue shortcuts that, instead of healing, cause further pain and damage. With compassion and understanding, Dr. Barry Ham challenges that tendency by offering a lifeline of both grace and truth. He ignores neither the heartbreaking realities surrounding the issue nor the gracious truth of God's Word. Aiming to help those who are struggling in their marriage, as well as others who are seeking to walk alongside them, he delves below the surface and invites people into a journey of healing as well as rescue.


Salvador SeBasco's Book Review of  UNSTUCK: Escaping the Rut of a Lifeless Marriage
THE INSIDE VIEW SHOW rating FIVE (out of five) STARS

Title:            UNSTUCK: Escaping the Rut of a Lifeless Marriage                               
Author:       Dr. Barry D. Ham
Publisher:   DESTINY IMAGE (233 pages)

"Dr. Barry D. Ham's UNSTUCK: Escaping the Rut of a Lifeless Marriage is a most powerful expose of introspection you won't want to miss if you and your spouse are serious about reaching a place of FULLY BEING LOVED & KNOWN in the intimacy of your  marriage. The light of Dr. Ham's wisdom in UNSTUCK reflects onto readers The Love God is. And from that, in my heart, I hold a fuller joy about marriage but the capacity in each of us to have a fuller spiritual basis for each next step forward towards serving God by what we do and who we are, together."    

                                                   Salvador SeBasco, Member NBCC (National Book Critics Circle)
                                                    Literary Director and host of THE INSIDE VIEW SHOW
                                                    broadcast, book critic, on staff with a CNN affiliate station KNLE

                                                                                                                      May 7, 2016


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