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Maryanne is a relationship specialist, radio and TV personality, and award-winning author. Millions of people in 130 countries tune in to her monthly radio talk show Realtime Relationships, exploring different aspects of modern relationships with a guest who is in the thick of it or has an inspiring story to share. On her previous show, Maryanne Live! she interviewed leaders in the human potential field like Helen Fisher, Jill Bolte Taylor, and Jean Houston, and masters of awareness like Ram Dass, Gregg Braden, Anita Moorjani, and Tara Brach. Her website,, has a powerful library of archived shows and blogs.

Maryanne’s media expertise includes being a go-to expert for Fox News, eHarmony, Hollywood Life and The Beverly Hills Times MagazineWetPaint, and other online publications. Her blogs can be found on, and dozens more sites. She has appeared on ABC’s “20/20,” Disney’s “Soap Net,” and San Francisco’s KGO-ABC’s “View from the Bay,” etc. Along with a private practice, she offers transformational workshops for men and women and speaking engagements around the country.

Her body of work includes the award-winning books Skinny, Tan and Rich: Unveiling the Myth and Hindsight: What You Need to Know Before You Drop Your Drawers!; the 5-DVD workshop workbook Great Relationships Begin Within, also available online as CORR®, the Certificate of Responsible Relationship course, certified by the State of California for Continuing Education credits, and the 4-CD series “Thrive: Seven Essential Truths for Revealing Your Secret, Sacred Self.” With her husband, David Raynal, she created the Great Relationships Begin Within Divination Deck to help people experience more intimacy through the practice of self-inquiry. It is their mission to inspire and resurrect the divine feminine, bringing the sacred back to sex and relationship.

Credentials: Holds a PhD in somatic psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute; is an Open Floor teacher, a CCHT, certified clinical hypnotherapist, and CEGE, Certified Equine Guide and Educator. Developed the CORR© (Certification of Responsible Relationship) curriculum; created a unique body-centered system of self-inquiry called the SHOMI® Method; founded the non-profit 510(c)3 National Action Organization “Changing the way our culture values each other” at; and produced, wrote, directed, and hosted 3 TV pilots and a dozen independent made-for-TV specials.

Maryanne’s gift is translating life’s complexities into practical tools people can embody, which leads to their attracting and creating healthy, fulfilling, sustainable relationships. She’s recognized by her peers and students as a wise, witty, soulful teacher who walks her talk.

She says: “What’s most rewarding about working with people is the privilege of witnessing them realize their authentic selves. Having struggled with issues related to sexual abuse, self-worth and childhood trauma, I am deeply empathetic to their situations, which allows me to help them feel, heal, and deal with their current challenges, one broken heart at a time.”

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The Wisdom That’s Saved My Sanity

The first thing I would share would be to stop at nothing to know the truth. Particularly the truth about who you are, your relationship to the Divine, and what you stand for. Next I would offer some pearls of wisdom I have collected from beloved friends and wise persons that have saved my soul and at times my sanity: "There is no competition for my true life's purpose, so there is no reason to hurry or worry about anything." "Be yourself, everyone else is taken." "People treat you the way you treat yourself." "You are stronger than you think."…

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