Growing up Rick thought he'd marry the perfect woman and all would be magical. Instead, he met women who were manipulative and controlling. He felt miserable. After a failed marriage and some bad relationships, he finally realized that he had to take responsibility for his personal issues, thoughts and beliefs which were the ultimate cause of his failed relationships. He learned the relationship tools and skills that led him to the woman of his dreams, his wife Susan and has the marriage he always dreamed of. As a Coach, Rick guides men and couples to master the art of successful relationships through www.conscioussoulmates.com and is a Chaplain for Hospice, counseling dying patients and their families. Rick has M.A. degrees in Spiritual Psychology and Theology, B.A. degrees in Philosophy and Education, Relationship Coach Certification from Relationship Coaching Institute, Coach training from the Sedona Method, Clinical Pastoral Education and Grief Counseling Certifications.