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William J. Doherty

William J. Doherty directs the marriage and family therapy program at the University of Minnesota, where he is a professor in the Department of Family Social Science. He is the author of Putting Family First, Take Back Your Marriage, and several other books. He is a member of Unity Church–Unitarian in St. Paul, Minnesota.


Home grown Unitarian Universalism
Developing home-based community rituals that root UU adults and children.
By William J. Doherty 3.3.08

A new theology of marriage
The national debate about the nature of marriage provides an opportunity for Unitarian Universalists to develop a new theology of marriage.
By William J. Doherty 1.1.05

Let's take back our time
We work more hours than medieval peasants did.
By William J. Doherty 9.1.04

Tips for more confident fathering
How men can get more involved in their children's lives.
By William J. Doherty 1.1.01