About the Relationship Research Institute of Michigan
The Relationship Research Institute of Michigan is in the forefront of the cutting edge strengths-based psychology approach. Its mission is to help couples focus on their strengths and grow stronger. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, the Institute is directed by two internationally known clinicians and academics.
Joseph Horak, Ph.D., is a gifted couples therapist and relationship consultant who has received the highest award possible for a clinician from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Robert E Lee, Ph.D., a former professor at Michigan State University and Florida State University, has trained doctoral-level family therapists for three decades while becoming a social science researcher. His specialty has been the development of relationship assessment tools and applying discoveries of the social sciences to family relationship issues.