Marriage and intimacy expert, Laura M. Brotherson, is the founder of StrengtheningMarriage.com and author of the groundbreaking book on sexual intimacy and marital ONEness entitled, And They Were Not Ashamed — Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment. Laura is also the host of "The Marital Intimacy Show" on The Women's Information Network (The WIN).
Laura shares her passion for building strong marriages and families as an author, marriage and intimacy educator, show host, blogger, and relationship consultant. She writes for multiple online magazines, publishes an electronic newsletter entitled "Straight Talk about Strengthening Marriage" and a marriage blog, and speaks in various venues from couples' cruises and conferences to television and radio shows.
Laura's mission is to be a trusted resource for education, products and services to strengthen marriages...intimately! (StrengtheningMarriage.com). Laura sees herself filling the need for a "family-values Dr. Ruth."
Laura and her husband are the parents of three children, and have been married almost 20 years. You can learn more by visiting StrengtheningMarriage.com.
Marriage and intimacy expert, Laura M. Brotherson, is host of "The Marital Intimacy Show" and author of the bestselling book And They Were Not Ashamed — Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment. To learn more visit www.StrengtheningMarriage.com.
Laura received her bachelor's degree in Family Science from Brigham Young University (BYU), and is nearly finished with her graduate program to become licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Laura is currently a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) through the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
Laura is also obtaining advanced training in sex therapy from The Institute for Sexual Wholeness preparatory to becoming a certified Christian sex therapist where she will fill a vital role in helping couples cultivate greater emotional, spiritual and physical intimacy within a family values framework.
As a family life educator, Laura originally developed and taught a 12-week community education course on strengthening marriages that later became her book And They Were Not Ashamed--Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment. She has also developed and co-facilitated a depression support group for women.
Before marriage Laura worked as a counselor for the Especially for Youth (EFY) program at BYU, as a tour guide for BYU Hosting Services, and also worked as a trainer in the Customer Support division of WordPerfect Corporation where she became "Train the Trainer" certified.
Laura has served in her church as president of the women's Relief Society organization, as Young Women president, as Marriage and Family Relations instructor, and Gospel Doctrine instructor.
Laura loves interacting with people, and enjoys public speaking, racquetball, writing and utilizing technology to better strengthen marriages. She is delighted to have become an American citizen, and takes an active interest in the political affairs of this country. Her commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ is evident in her passion to build God's kingdom by strengthening marriages and families.
Laura Mason grew up in Cardston, Alberta, Canada; Rigby, Idaho; and Tacoma, Washington. While at BYU in Provo, Utah she met her husband, Kevin Brotherson, from Bunkerville, Nevada. They were married in July 1991 in the Seattle Washington LDS Temple, and are the parents of three children.