About Bill Cloke

Dr. Bill Cloke has worked with individuals and couples’ for 30 years. He received a master’s degree in education from the University of Southern California and holds a Ph.D. in psychology from California Graduate Institute. A frequent talk-radio and tv psychologist, he is also a contributor to PsychologyToday.com, Care2.com and other popular websites and has lectured at UCLA. Bill Cloke lives with his wife in Los Angeles. Bill's book Happy Together has won the Nautilus and Benjamin Franklin Silver Awards for 2012. To learn more about Bill Cloke, and for more resources on creating healthy, happy relationships, visit his website.

Believe it or Not, People Really CAN Change

Are we born a certain way or are we a compilation of our experiences that lock us into who we are?

Breaking the Chain of Shame and Quieting The Voice That Says You Suck

Dr. Bill Cloke has seen the damage shame can do in men’s lives, but this cycle can be broken.

Untangling The Mess Sexual Addiction Can Make in Relationships

Dr. Bill Cloke set out to learn how pornography, used as a substitute for intimacy, can break a relationship.

3 (Easy!) Things You Can Do to Avoid Holiday Family Drama

Dr. Bill Cloke’s short-and-sweet guide to happier holidays.

How Do You Know If You Have A True Friend?

Bill Cloke lists the qualities of a real friend, and shows us how to hold onto that person.

How Conflict Can Create Love

All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.

Why Alcohol Attracts Teenagers – The Science Parents Need to Understand

Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.

Man In The Mirror: How Empathy Creates Insight

Dr. Bill Cloke examines why some men fail to use empathy, and how to help solve the problem and open up understanding.

You Say Potato and I Say Potahto — How Can We See the Same Thing So Differently?

Sometimes you need an opposite reality to counter your own.

Love at First Sight

Love can blast off at first. Dr. Bill Cloke tells us how to hold on.

6 Ways to Administer Relationship First Aid

You’re in the middle of a major fight that seems to never really go away. Can you save your relationship? Dr. Bill Cloke delivers some essential advice to help get you back on track… STAT!

Male Menopause or Mid-Life Crisis?

Dr. Bill Cloke asks us what we’re thinking about when it comes to aging and love – and subsequently, how those thoughts affect the rest of society.

Guys, We Get Mood Swings, Too… And Here’s How to Decode Them

Dr. Bill Cloke explains that moods are more than just random afflictions, but a lens through which we see the world – and there are effective ways to manage them.

10 Things This Therapist Wants You To Know Before You Get Married

Dr. Bill Cloke has worked with many couples in his long career, and there are few things he thinks you should know about your partner before you tie the knot.

Does Anger Belong In Loving Relationships?

Dr. Bill Cloke meets a lot of angry couples in his therapy practice, but he’s developed an effective system for resolving conflict without screaming and yelling.

Fighting a Lot? These Tools Can Help

Even the best relationships have conflict. But the trick to long-lasting and stable love is knowing how to battle it out in a healthy way.