img-joe-faceDr. Joe Beam is an internationally known and respected sexologist and authority on love, marriage and sex. He received his PhD from the University of Sydney. He is the founder and chair of Marriage Helper based in Franklin, Tennessee, just south of Nashville.

He has designed and developed courses, workshops and seminars to help troubled marriages for over two decades. He has been seen on nationwide media and spoken to countless couples through live seminars, dedicated radio programs and books. Today he dedicates most of his time to researching and developing new ways to help couples in crisis. Old ways don’t always work in today’s human environment. You’ll agree that times have changed since your parents were married and your issues are not the same. Our approach to bringing back the passion and energy in a marriage is dynamic and effective.

Saving marriages is not an occupation for Dr. Beam. It is a mission – a mission that has consumed his heart for decades. “My original goal was to reduce divorce in this country by ten percent over a ten year period,” explains Beam. “I came to realize that we couldn’t do this by only helping marriages in trouble. We had to educate couples to change the way they live so their marriage could be all it could be.” This type of broader thinking and the methodology used to deliver the message is having a huge impact on families today. By reaching beyond the mind and into the heart and soul of men and women, love finds new ways to allow couples to communicate and create a relationship that is aware but not conducive to divorce.

Seeing the results of his mission in multiplied thousands has not only strengthened Joe’s resolve but added even more momentum to the mission. Today, the popular idea that divorce is a fact of life is being challenged vigorously. Saving marriages is not a job, it’s an all consuming passion and every marriage saved is a testimony that the mission can be accomplished.

LAS VEGAS - APR 3: Sara Evans & Husband arriving at the Academy

Dr. Joe Beam has been such an instrumental figure in my life. He is such a great counselor and adviser and has so much knowledge not only about things of the Lord, but also on marriage and relationships. I don’t know what I would have done during a very difficult time in my life if I hadn’t had Joe to talk to and seek wisdom from…”
          Sara Evans, Entertainer, Award-Winning Country Music Artist

Here are a few of Joe’s appearances:
  • NBC’s Today Show
  • ABC’s Good Morning America
  • Focus on the Family Radio
  • Fox Business
  • The Montel Williams Show
  • NBC’s Weekend Today Show
  • The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet
  • The Dave Ramsey Show
  • Better Homes and Gardens magazine
  • People magazine
  • MSNBC online

…and many other TV programs, radio shows, magazines, and newspapers attracted to Dr. Beam’s phenomenal success level with troubled marriages (if your marriage needs help, click here).

Additionally, Dr. Joe Beam has written several books, many magazine articles, online articles, courses, seminars, and workshops both for the corporate world and the public. He founded Marriage Helper and serves as its Chairman.

The Smart Marriages Conference designates him as a Master Teacher. He has been invited to lecture on many university campuses and at several national events. Dr. Beam received his PhD in bio-medical science (focus: sexology) from the University of Sydney, consistently rated one of the top fifty universities in the world.

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More About Joe

Beam was born in Rose Hill, Alabama. He has been married to his wife, Alice, for, as he says, “42 years, give or take three.” They are the parents of three grown daughters and have two grand-children.

He has a BA degree in Bible from Amridge University in Montgomery, Alabama. He also studied at Faulkner University. He is currently completing his PhD in Biomedical Science in the field of Sexology at the University of Sydney.

Joe’s Expertise

Beam’s expertise as a marriage and relationship expert came after his own life fell apart; he lost his family and spiraled into a life of alcohol and drugs. Though painful, he describes his eventual recovery as miraculous. He says it was “by the grace of God” that he remarried his former wife, Alice, and redeemed his life. Beam educated himself on becoming the best husband and father possible; founding what was to become one of the largest marriage ministries in America. His expertise is recognized not only by the Christian community but also by national programs such as NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, Focus On The Family and many others.

Beam is now founder and chair of Marriage Helper, researching and developing programs to help marriages in crisis. He is in high-demand as a speaker for organizations, churches and corporations to share his insights and expertise on relationships; marriage, coworkers, managers/ employees, parents/ teens, singles looking for love and other relationships. Over the years, more than 200,000 people have enrolled in his courses, seminars and workshops.

Author of numerous books, Beam’s most recent title is The Art of Falling In Love (Simon & Schuster, 2012).  Beam and his wife Alice collaborated with Dr. Nick and Nancy Stinnett to author the book Fantastic Families. Other of his titles include the best-seller Seeing The Unseen, about spiritual warfare, a powerful book to strengthen marriages entitled Becoming One, a book about what Heaven will be like based on what the Bible actually says entitled, The True Heaven, and Getting Past Guilt, about the amazing grace of God,

Beam describes himself as a “learner and voracious reader.” In addition to the volumes of material he reads in his research, Beam also enjoys pleasure reading and fishing, though “I don’t get to go as often as I’d like.”

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5 thoughts on “Dr. Joe Beam

  • May 20, 2016 at 8:29 pm
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    My husband and I have been separated for 5 months. During this time, he has not tried one thing to put it back together. I have done everything I know of to win him back with no positive results. He suffers from unforgiveness, anger and has all the signs of being a narcissist. I feel emotionally broken. He won’t even do individual counseling at church much less couples counseling. I want to do the love path and try the no communication, PIES, etc. Its so hard not to contact him or text him and when I do, he is obviously annoyed. He says he’s “done” but yet hasn’t said he wants out or commits to divorce. Its almost like he is playing mind games with me just to keep me upset. After 16 years of it I am almost ready to throw in the towel. Please tell me what I can do to get past the urge to do the things I shouldn’t and just leave him alone and will the love path work for us?

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    • April 12, 2017 at 9:19 pm
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      I am in your boat…pray for me because mine said divorce even though , he has not filed. ..I am waiting for the papers & each day I am more & more anxious. ..LASTLY, he left me a message saying HE WANTED nothing TO TALK TO HIM ABOUT…EXCEPT THE DIVORCE OR THE HOUSE. ..HE lives in his own apartment & is seeing or having an emotionall affair with a coworker! !!

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  • October 31, 2016 at 1:12 am
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    I really need your help!! I am 5 months from marrying my fiancée and I believe that we have gone through too much to go through with the marriage. We have decided to listen to your podcasts daily and discuss them at night. We need guidance!!

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  • November 4, 2017 at 10:27 am
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    I’m a 52 year oldchristian man. Throughout our marriage we’ve struggled with differing sex drives my wife would often say no and I would feel frustrated and rejected. We’ve been married 26 years had 3 kids and sex has been sometimes great for short bursts and then back to doing it a couple of times a month. Recently though I have started to suffer ed so even in the rare ocassions we do seek to have together Ihave become a flop quite literally. In my head I really want sex that hasn’t changed but during sexual intimacy most times its me making it happen for her doing whatever it takes to get her going but now it’s not happening for me. My feelings of rejection have recently over spilled into porn and even seeking to stray with online chat sites and hook up sites. I know porn doesn’t help but when I turn to my wife and she says no often in frustration I turn to porn and think maybe someone else might want me need to feel wanted and appreciated. I am a sincere christian I love Jesus but I feel trapped in a sex less marriage and now even when sex is on offer I can’t perform. I feel really miserable my wife knows I get annoyed about the rejection but for years now I have turned away from the not tonight to silently suffer because talking never changed her saying no.

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  • February 2, 2018 at 2:10 am
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    Hi been married for 31 years husband been unfaithful exchange sexual word’s to female friends for 2or 3 mths. Husband forgot cellphone and I saw the texting. I confront him and said they were just words. His cellphone was fill with numbers plus nude girls. He wants to work are marriage. But I don’t trust him .

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