Patricia Allen


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Dr. Pat Allen, Ph.D., is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist and addictions specialist who is also the author of the book "Getting to I Do" among others. Barbara Schroeder is an Emmy-award-winning journalist who co-wrote the book "The Diet for Teenagers Only" and is the director of the critically acclaimed documentary 'talhotblond.'

Dr. Allen is the author of numerous books, including her longtime best-seller Getting to “I do publish by William Morrow, remarkably now in its 30th printing! Other book titles include Staying Married and Loving It, Conversational Rape, The Truth About Men Will Set You Free, and soon-to-be-published It’s A Man’s World and A Woman’s Universe.

Dr. Pat Allen is a sought-after speaker and has been featured in numerous publications, including Cosmopolitan. Pat has been a frequent guest on many TV shows, including four appearances on Oprah, where Oprah said that many of her friends “…won’t make a move without Dr. Pat Allen’s guidance,” and also called Pat a “Therapist, Comic Mother Superior.” Pat has made many appearances on CNN, Geraldo, Penn & Teller, Maury Povich, “Eye on LA,” Millionaire Matchmaker, KTLA Morning News, and Fox News.

Dr. Pat Allen’s jam-packed seminars in Los Angeles have resulted in thousands of marriages. 

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Getting to I Do