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Dr. Debi Smith

Be Inspired. Be Energized.
And Best of All ... Fall in Love All Over Again!

  • Would you like to improve a great relationship you already have?
  • Or do you find yourself trying desperately to fix something that feels very broken?

Enjoy personalized, confidential, Biblical guidance

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You've considered getting help, but how can you find someone you can trust?
You need someone who (a) knows Scripture, (b) understands and accepts you, and
(c) has the skill to get you both from where you are to where you want to be.

I'm a Licensed Psychologist, former Professor (Azusa Pacific and Biola University), and Author with expertise in the Psychology of Men and Romance. I earned my Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree, with a Minor in Applied Theology, from Biola University.

I speak "Male" & "Female."

Men and women speak different languages. That is, the same words don’t hold the same meaning for men as they do for women. So many couples who are experiencing relationship problems seem to need an interpreter.  

In fact, what I mostly do in work with couples is to translate “what he just said” into words she can understand, and then translate “what she just said” into words he can understand.


Could you and your mate benefit from this?

Marriage is a Blessing.

Proverbs says, "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord." But if you're struggling in your relationship right now, that may not seem true for either of you.

I have a pretty good idea what you're experiencing. I've been there, too, and I didn't always have the knowledge that I needed. Now I know it doesn't have to be like that!

I've learned that what makes love last is actually quite simple when we follow God's example. Consequently, I've dedicated my life to promoting Healthy Romance according to the model set forth in Ephesians 5!

Significant change can occur.
And that's good news!

hopeful romantic

for Men, Women, and Couples

My Passion is to help Christian Couples and Single Adults find better ways to apply Biblical Principles and the findings of Scientific Research to Everyday Life. Program Goals include the following:

  1. Decrease Conflict
  2. Improve Communication
  3. Deepen Intimacy

All Programs are based on sound Biblical Principles and the findings of Scientific Research on the Psychology of Men and Intimate Relationships. You may enroll as an individual or as a couple. Married, engaged, dating, or single: We have something for the Romantic in everyone!

Program 1
Romantic Explorations*

Relationship Training for the Undecided
Session-by-Session (1 Hour)

  1. Assessment & Goals
  2. Damage Control
  3. Learning to Heal & Grow


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Web Discount > Buy now $165

A Quick Note About Psychotherapy

As a Licensed Psychologist (PSY21711),
I am professionally qualified to provide assessment and treatment in accordance with the Medical Model.

However, because I am not a member of any insurance panels, you may or may not be reimbursed for services. Payment is due at your appointment.

book nowInitial Session $190
Additional Sessions $165

Program 2
The Prince & His Princess*

Training for Hopeful Romantics
One Hour Session/Week for 6 Weeks

  1. Assessment & Goals
  2. Damage Control
  3. Learning to Heal & Grow
  4. What a Man Needs
  5. What a Woman Wants
  6. Spirituality & Sexuality

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Six Sessions $850

Program 3
The King & His Queen*

For Serious Romantics Who Want It All
Two Hour Sessions/Week for 6 Weeks

  1. Assessment & Goals
  2. Damage Control
  3. Learning to Heal & Grow
  4. Your Identity in Christ
  5. What It Means to Be a Man
  6. What a Man Needs
  7. The Gift of Being Feminine
  8. What a Woman Wants
  9. Sex and the Sacred

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Twelve Sessions $1500

Premarital Counseling
for Christian Couples
to start things right!

6-Week Program
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Recovery, Restoration,
& Romance

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A 90-Day Program

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* All Training Sessions are conducted by Dr. Debi Smith and are not billable to insurance.  Programs are non-refundable and non-transferable.  All Sessions must be used within 3 months of purchase.

Questions? Call 800.705.6223 or mail@drdebismith.com


I thank God for leading us to you and your sincere, knowledgeable and anointed spirit and teaching! From you, we’ve each learned a lot about each other, about communication, and in better understanding each others’ emotions.

More importantly, I believe your teaching (and your “person”) has been instrumental in each of us strengthening our relationships with God (most importantly, my Husband’s).

We cannot be thankful enough for you saving our marriage (would seem almost impossible to most), and also to restoring
it to much better than before the separation!

We love you. - C. M.


Dr. Debi was able to help us realize that we, my husband (a male) and I (a female), are different —DUH!

She helped me see that I had expectations for my husband based on my own expectations for myself. I expected my husband, who is mentally wired differently, raised differently, processes differently, communicates differently and is even biologically built differently, to act like me, a female. Once I was able to realize those differences, I was able to listen and learn what HE needed from me instead of what I thought he needed.

This new outlook opened up new conversations which have led to a level of depth that neither of us knew existed. We are extremely grateful to Dr. Debi for showing us the tools we need to love each other, respect each other, and take care of each other in the way that Christ intended us to. ~ Emily


marriage counselingYou helped me put words to what I'm experiencing, which helps me communicate better with my wife.

Thanks for helping women understanding us guys,
Dr. Debi!

~ Jason

Marriage - like dancing - is so much sweeter when partners are in sync.

Thank you, Dr. Debi, for providing a fun, informative evening filled with insight into the men in our lives and ways to improve our relationships.

I only wish I had been aware of these simple tools years ago since it would have made the bumpy dance floor of life so much smoother! ~ Marilyn

Submit to one another out
of reverence for Christ.

~Ephesians 5:21
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A word or two about insurance ...

OC Christian Counseling Fees and ServicesDr. Smith is a non-participating provider of outpatient mental health services (NPI #1306153283). If you plan to file an insurance claim, you will want to call your insurance carrier before your first appointment to see if they will reimburse you for all or part of the cost of outpatient psychotherapy and to ask whether or not they require that you work with a licensed therapist.

It is your responsibility to verify the specifics of your coverage. Not all issues, conditions, or problems dealt with in psychotherapy are reimbursed by insurance companies.

Clients with insurance should remember that professional services are rendered and charged to the client and not to the insurance company. We do not file claims for services, but will provide you with a statement at the end of each month that you may submit to your insurance company for reimbursement if you so choose.

A Word About Insurance and Confidentiality of Records: Disclosure of confidential information may be required by your health insurance carrier (e.g., HMO, PPO, MCO, EAP) in order to process your claims. Only the minimum necessary information will be communicated to the carrier. However, your therapist has no control or knowledge over what insurance companies do with the information he/she submits or who has access to this information. You must be aware that submitting a mental health invoice for reimbursement carries a certain amount of risk to confidentiality, privacy, and/or to future capacity to obtain health or life insurance or even a job. The risk comes from the fact that mental health information is likely to be entered into your insurance company’s computer and reported to the National Medical Data Bank. Accessibility to companies’ computers or to the National Medical Data Bank database is always in question as computers are inherently vulnerable to break-ins and unauthorized access. Medical data has been also reported to be legally accessed by enforcement and other agencies, which also puts you in a vulnerable position.

NOTE: If your financial situation is such that paying up-front would be difficult for you, you may be offered a Financial Agreement to pay a portion of your fee at the time of service and the balance within 90 days.

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"Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit," says the Lord Almighty.
~ Zechariah 4:6b

In case you're wondering ...

Dr. Debi earned her BA in Psychology from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Her MA and Doctorate (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology ... with a Minor in Applied Theology are from Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University.

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Fluent in two languages,
Male & Female,
Dr. Debi is passionate about helping couples and single adults learn to develop and maintain Healthy Romance that can last for a Life Time.

Please Pray
for Our Ministry

"Helping couples realize there is such a thing as
Healthy Romance ... if we can catch a vision of it
through the Eyes of God and rely on His mercy and grace to make it happen."

For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

~ 1 Corinthians 11:8-9

Most couples
seem to be
living life under
"The Curse"
(see Genesis 3).

But Jesus
cleared the way
for us
to make things
right again!
And research confirms the viability of
God's Plan!
How cool is that?

Praying for Couples

Your struggle is NOT against flesh and blood!

The enemy loves it when you think your spouse is the problem. That makes it really easy for him. Keeping you busy blaming one another is his best strategy to prevent you from working together for your family and for the Kingdom of Christ. But we are not unaware of his schemes!

Join us in the spiritual battle to save marriages!

"Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit," says the Lord Almighty.
~ Zechariah 4:6b

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What if Saving your Marriage
... or Finding the Love of Your Life

... was an Affordable process with Practical Tips
+ Biblical Teaching by a Psychologist whose only goal
is to help you create a Loving Connection
... as quickly as possible?



















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