About

“Here’s some great news!

I have developed some uniquely effective resources (including weekly application tools) that can help virtually any committed couple transform their marriage/potential marriage into a Thriving Marriage.”

— Dr. Tres Tanner

Dr. Tres has dedicated his career to strengthening families. He has helped thousands of individuals, couples and families in over 25 years experience as a Professional Relationships–Life Coach / Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and also over 25 years experience teaching and training people in Seminars, Workshops, undergraduate and graduate University Classes–(he was an Associate Professor and Department Chairman)–Marriage Retreats, etc., largely in San Diego and Orange Counties as well as in Utah. He was the Publisher of a Preventive Mental Health Publication Resource (HOME/WORK) focused on Home-Work balance endorsed by six Fortune 500 companies; the Editor-Sr. Author of a Parent Involvement Audio Learning Program (Helping Kids Succeed in School / the School Success System) incorporating input from a national team of 23 contributing authors; and the Co-author with his wife, Susan, of the book, Enjoy the Journey Along Your Marriage Highway, which sold over 6,500 copies (in English), and 4,000 copies (of the Spanish version (Felicidad Total en Pareja) in Mexico & Central America. For over 10 years thousands of readers worldwide have also benefitted from his ‘Food-for-Thought’ pieces. Being fluent in Spanish, Dr. Tres also conducted both an hour-long radio program (“Una Vida Mejor (a Better Life)” as well as 2-minute tips “Consejos Que Fortalecen (Counsels That Strengthen)” on a Spanish language radio station in the Salt Lake area. As an Instructor and Speaker, Dr. Tres is noted for his very upbeat, hi-energy style. As a Professional Relationships–Life Coach, he is committed to ensuring his clients zero in on implementing those principles and strategies that make a real difference in resolving their challenges and accomplishing their goals.

He earned a B.S. in Family Relations and Child Development at Brigham Young University; a Masters degree in Marriage, Family & Child Counseling at Chapman University; and his PhD in Family Relations at Florida State University, where he was a University Fellow.

Currently, Dr. Tres is primarily focused on helping couples strengthen their ‘Core Relationship in Life’ by using the “Thriving Marriage System” he developed, either as a self-help resource or by using it in connection with his professional support as Participants in his Courses or Clients engaging his Professional Coaching services.