Serving Couples and families

Call Us:  904-868-2683

Check out our HOPE Weekends for distressed marriages at  HOPE Weekends are cheaper than a divorce.

Welcome to the website of Richard Marks, PhD.  Or, as I like to be called, "Rick".  Thanks for dropping by and taking the time to get to know me and the work we have been accomplishing over the past years to strengthen marriages and families, to bring healing to wounded hearts and relationships, and to make a difference in the culture and the communities in which you live.

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Helping couples, families and people develop the skills to love better, maturely, and the biblically sound and research-based skills to do so..

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Florida Offices

We have offices in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Sarasota/Bradenton, and in Broward County

Contact via phone at 904-868-2683 or by email:

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Richard Marks, PhD 

Richard Marks, PhD, LPC

Live the Life News

Dr. Marks conducts speaking and preaching engagements for churches and social service organizations. Contact us today to find our more.

Our Services

Office Hours

Varies by Appointment


Live the Life, Jacksonville

8493 Baymeadows Way

Jacksonville, FL 32256


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Want your corporate team to learn healthy relationship skills for a healthy, mature work environment?  Contact us today for more information.

  • Relationship Coaching
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Intensives for Distressed Marriages
  • Marriage Retreats and Seminars
  • Single Adult Retreats
  • Corporate and Leadership Programs
  • HOPE Weekends
  • Church Consulting
  • Youth Programs

Dr. MARKS' BOOK: Relationships for Life