Meet Dr. Shane


We serve married, unmarried and pre-marital couples.

Our services are designed to help clients deal with issues related to a range of challenges, such as “I love you, but I’m not in love with you anymore,” I need to rebuild broken trust, re-connect, loss of Intimacy and lack of sex, get your spouse to change, avoid separation or stop a divorce. While we can’t change you or your spouse, our goal is to help you start to hear each other and begin to develop skills to start resolving problems with “Win/Win” vs. “Win/Lose” solutions.

We welcome the opportunity to serve you and encourage you to contact our office and set up an appointment.

Shane K. Perrault, PhD

Psychologist, Author, Speaker, and Founder of
African American Marriage Counseling

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Whether you are single, divorced, or widowed, and looking for Mr. Right, when you are an African American woman, the rules are different! You face a starkly different reality thank your non-black counterparts. Nevertheless, Dr. Shane Perrault, Ph.D., has learned, “It is never too late to live happily ever after.”

He founded African American Marriage Counseling in 2004. In his private practice, he has partnered with over 5,100 couples to develop the skills to begin to hear (and be heard by) each other so they can make peace with the past and move past the pain, and learn to turn towards instead of on each other to overcome life’s challenges and strengthen their families.

Dr. Shane received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Ohio State University and completed his undergraduate studies at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. He has also completed Level I, II, and III training in the world-renowned Gottman Marital Therapy Training Institute.

He is regularly invited to speak at church retreats, has spoken at the Congressional BlackCaucus, blogs for Psychology Today, and is a media favorite featured in Ebony and Essence magazines, the Washington Post and Washington Times, on XMradio, BET, and TV One. Dr. Shane has also appeared as a guest expert in movies, including “You Saved Me,” a documentary about marriage in the Black community.

Finally, Dr. Shane is committed to helping you, and your partner live your happily ever after.

To Your Success,

Dr. Shane

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