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Coaching and Consulting With Duana Welch


Science-based relationship coaching:

 Great at work but unlucky at love? Wondering why your best efforts aren’t enough? Dr. Duana Welch has been there herself and used science to forge a happier, more successful path. Author of Love Factually: 10 Proven Steps from I Wish to I Do, the only science-based book to take men and women from before-you-meet until you commit, and Love Factually for Single Parents [& Those Dating Them], Duana offers science-based relationship coaching that puts all the evidence in your corner for the most important and daunting task of our lives: finding and keeping The One.

Duana’s coaching services are available via Skype, phone, and in-person. To learn more or set an appointment, please email her at Duana@LoveScienceMedia.com, or call 512-529-7499.


Individual Skype, phone, and in-person sessions are customized to cover topics including:

—Ambivalence about partnering/readiness

—Mating myths that are holding you back

—Defining, honoring, and understanding your standards

—Quickly figuring out whether someone is right for you, before getting deeply involved

—Avoiding abusers before they have a chance to abuse you

—Learning the best places to meet suitable partners

—Navigating early stages of dating, in person and online

—Understanding male and female mating psychology and learning the signals that help them become attracted and attached to you

—Composing a winning online profile

—Pacing the sexual and emotional aspects of a new relationship

—Learning how to communicate honestly and clearly

—Discerning how to politely but firmly end a relationship

—Discovering how to renew a flagging relationship

—Broaching sensitive or difficult topics/secrets with a new partner

—Healing from heartbreak

—Moving on and finding love again


Duana (DWAY-nah) Welch is known for using social science to solve real-life relationship issues.  After earning her Ph.D. in psychology in 1998, she began coaching clients who want more love in their lives.  She is the author of the Love Factually book series, and also contributes to Psychology Today and eHarmony.  She taught psychology across 20 years at Austin, Texas universities, the University of Florida, and Cal State Fullerton. Thanks to science and Vic Hariton, she is happily married.