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Jeffry Larson to discuss happiness during July 14 BYU devotional

Jeffry Larson of the School of Family Life will speak at a devotional at Brigham Young University Tuesday, July 14, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. His talk will be titled “What Do You Expect? A Key to Happiness.”

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. Visit byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu for rebroadcast and archive information.

Larson is a professor in the School of Family Life who conducts research in the areas of couple assessment and therapy, the predictors of marital satisfaction and stability and premarital, marital and remarital education approaches.

He graduated from BYU in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and received a master’s degree in 1974. He then received a Ph.D. in family, home and social sciences from Texas Tech University in 1980. He joined the BYU faculty in 1987.

He received the Alumni Professorship Award in 2008, an award that is given to faculty in recognition of outstanding teaching, mentoring and the development of new courses, programs and philosophies.

He has served as chair of the Utah state licensing board for marriage and family therapy and was recently elected chairperson of the Family Therapy Section of the National Council on Family Relations. For the past 18 months he has served as editor of the professional journal The Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.

For more information, contact Jeffry Larson at (801) 422-2344.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

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