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Dr. Gregory Popcak (POP-chak) is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to tough marriage, family, and personal problems. He is the author of almost 20 popular books & programs integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology.


Dr. Gregory Popcak (POP-chak) is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to tough marriage, family, and personal problems. The author of almost 20 popular books & programs integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology (including; Just Married: The Catholic Guide for Surviving & Thriving in the First 5 years of Marriage, For Better...FOREVER!, Holy Sex!, Parenting with Grace, Beyond the Birds and the Bees), Dr. Popcak is an expert on the practical applications of Pope John Paul the Great's Theology of the Body. Through the Pastoral Solutions Institute, he directs a group pastoral tele-counseling practice that provides over 8000 hours/years of ongoing pastoral psychotherapy services to Catholic couples, individuals, and families around the world. Since 2001, he and his wife and co-author, Lisa Popcak, have hosted several nationally-syndicated, call-in radio advice programs including Heart, Mind and Strength (Ave Maria Radio), Fully Alive! (Sirius/XM-The Catholic Channel), and most recently, More2Life (Ave Maria Radio--Airing M-F, Noon-1pm Eastern). They have also hosted two television series for EWTN (For Better...FOREVER! & God Help Me!). Dr. Popcak's articles appear regularly in Catholic periodicals such as Catholic Digest, Family Foundations, and others and his work has been featured in the LA Times, Washington Post, Fox News, Ladies Home Journal, and The National Enquirer. Dr. Greg Popcak and Lisa Popcak are sought after public speakers and trainers and have been honored to address audiences across North America, Australia, and Hong Kong.


In addition to his ministry work, Dr. Popcak serves as adjunct faculty in the undergraduate psychology and the graduate theology departments at Franciscan University and on the doctoral faculty of the Harold Abel School of Behavioral Health at Capella University.