Dr. Jim A. Talley Ph. D
Relationship Resources Inc.
Rev. Jim A. Talley, Ph. D
Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, License #505
Supervision of Professional Counseling
BA California State University Stanislaus 1971 Turlock, CA
MA Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary 1978 Fresno, CA
Ph.D. Columbia Pacific University 1991 San Rafael, CA
Certificate of Ordination
Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis Trainer
Dr. Talley is listed in Marquis Who's Who in Religion, 4th Edition, 1992-93.
Featured on CNN News Night, nationwide, live for thirty minutes:
As the implementer of the Community Marriage Policy started by Michael McManus, the syndicated columnist.
Has appeared on Focus on the Family international radio program with Dr. James Dobson. The show has aired 16 days over the
last ten years.
Dr. Talley has appeared on over 75 television stations and 250 radio stations.
Books and tapes gross sales of over $2.5 million since 1980.
Publishing: International Author of:
Too Close Too Soon with Bobbie Reed (1982) 500,000+ copies sold, translated into Chinese, Korean, and Afrikaans;
Reconcilable Differences with Les Stobbe (1985) 300,000+ copies sold translated into Spanish;
Relationship Instruction (1986);
Reconciliation Instruction (1988);
True Colors with Terry Benner (1991);
Life After Divorce with Les Stobbe (1991).
Numerous other books and articles
He has his own publishing company: 8 titles published.
Lecturer and Founder of Creative Seminars:
Corporate lectures available from Dr. Talley include:
"Protecting Your Family Life"
"Electronic Time Management"
"Controlling Romance in the Workplace"
He offers four unique and innovative outreach seminars:
"Too Close Too Soon"
He also has a wide variety of other seminars on such topics as:
"Dynamic Nonprofit Corporate Management"
"Moving To A One-Board Organization in Your Church"
"Developing Lay Leaders"
"Creative Outreach Programs for Your Church"
Dr. Talley is a registered trainer and seminar leader for the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis Test (T-JTA).
Ordained in 1972, Dr. Talley has had many years of ministry experience in a broad spectrum of teaching and developing
He was a leader in the "Jesus Movement" 1970-1976.
He developed a strong ministry to thirty to fifty year old married couples at First Baptist Church, Modesto, California.
As a singles pastor, he also built an internationally recognized singles ministry that has trained leaders from over ten countries.
He was the former director of the National Singles Conference and a long-term member of the National Association of Singles
Adult Leaders (NASL).
1965-1967 Mattel Toys Quality Control Engineer Los Angeles, CA
1967-1968 Guy F. Atkinson Construction Office Engineer Modesto, CA
1968-1969 Youth Authority Research Home Modesto, CA
1969-1970 Guy F. Atkinson Construction Office Engineer Modesto, CA
1970-1976 Church in the Park Co-Director Modesto, CA
1967-1991 First Baptist Church Minister of Singles Modesto, CA
1991-1993 Northwest Baptist Church Minister of Singles ( PT) Oklahoma City, OK
1991- Private Practice Counseling Oklahoma City, OK
Born December 20, 1942 in Swink, OK.
Married Joyce Burr on December 22, 1961.
They have three children and nine grandchildren.
They have lived lives of moral integrity.
Dr. Jim A. Talley, LMFT Lic #505
Relationship Resources Inc.
Office: (405) 822-8300
11805 Sylvester Dr.
OKC, OK 73162-1018
Declaring War On Divorce