Michael Sytsma is passionate about marriage and helping couples grow in their marriage. His giftedness in teaching helps couples learn important truths about marriage in a fun and interesting way.
A Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sex Therapist, and Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor, Dr. Sytsma is also an ordained minister with The Wesleyan Church. He received his Ph.D. specializing in marital sexual therapy, with an original research dissertation on “Sexual Desire Discrepancy in Married Couples.”
Co-founder of Sexual Wholeness, Inc. he is currently the founder and senior therapist at Building Intimate Marriages. He is a professor at several seminaries including Asbury, Dallas Theological, Denver Seminary, Reformed Theological, and Richmont Graduate. Michael is a contributor to several books including Celebration of Sex (Rosenau), Sanctified Sexuality (Barnes), Counseling Techniques (Thomas), and Sexual Intimacy in Marriage (Curtrer). He co-authored Secrets of Sex & Marriage with Shaunti Feldhahn. He and his wife Karen live in Atlanta GA, have been married since 1985 and have two sons and one daughter-in-law.