I am originally from Toronto, Canada, but first moved to Thailand with my wife, Diana, as a youth in 1982. I have Master’s degrees in Public Health and in Education, and worked for thirty-five years in international development with the United Nations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)–including twenty-two years with UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). I served as the head of UNICEF offices in North Korea, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, and South India (states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala), in addition to serving in Thailand, Vietnam, and Romania.
Diana and I make our home in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We have been married for over 40 years, have two married children (we have intense experience with the consent process!), and have worked as a team (“even as one soul”) helping couples and communities with marriage and family issues for 20 years. We are passionate about working with people considering marriage and married couples wishing to enrich their relationship. We enjoy helping couples understand each other’s character more deeply and helping them develop practical skills and approaches for building their “fortress for wellbeing.”
Diana and I are certified to deliver the Prepare-Enrich assessment and to conduct the Prepare-Enrich marriage education program. We are also certified in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), are trained facilitators for The Virtues ProjectTM, and have completed Dale Carnegie Training in human relations principles.
Tim serves with his wife, Diana, on the Foundations for Relationships course.