How can you know that your marriage will succeed and not fail?
What is the secret to successful parenting?
How do you deal with your "Mars and Venus issues" at home or at work?
What skills are needed to be a successful husband?
How can a couple enjoy passionate monogamy for a lifetime?
What makes a great salesperson and a supportive coworker?
How can you be a Christian without being religious?
Jim Ramsey is a highly successful professional speaker, marriage and family counselor, entrepreneur and pastor with over 30 years experience. Humorous insights about gender differences and knowledge of cutting edge research on "why marriages succeed or fail", make Jim's presentations entertaining and life transforming.
His experience in High Ticket Sales and Jim's expertise as a Fly Fishing Guide and cohost of the local TV fishing show, "Gone Fishin", make Jim a unique and highly sought after motivational speaker in many different venues. The wide-ranging wealth of personal, real life experiences Jim uses to passionately and humorously illustrate his points, make his presentations unique and unforgettable.
Jim has presented Men Are from Mars and Women Are From Venus Workshops as well as Smart Discipline Parenting Workshops all over the country and on military bases for a number of years. This past year, Jim has received certification through the Gottman Marital Training Institute in Seattle to set up an extension of the Institute in Western Montana. At the present time Jim is the only Certified Gottman Couples Therapist in the State of Montana. Dr. Gottman's research team has studied marital relationships for over 25 years and can now predict with 96% accuracy which marriages will succeed or fail within three years. In addition, Jim presents a local television spot which has run daily called "Relationally Speaking", which provides guidelines for successful relationships.
Jim and his wife, Debby have made their home in Missoula, Montana since 1976. They have been married 40 years and have two married sons and four grandchildren. Jim is the Director of Aletheia Counseling Service, which he founded in 1979. Jim has also been the founding pastor of Calvary Community Church for 29 years and has founded a local nonprofit corporation called "Citizens for Wholesome Entertainment" which provides the Missoula community with family movies and a monthly variety show, called the "Good News Diner."