Wade Luquet founded the Human Services degree at GMercyU

Wade Luquet, PhD

Associate Professor
Human Services

Wade Luquet, PhD is associate professor of human services at Gwynedd Mercy University. Dr. Luquet has taught at GMercyU for 15 years and is the founder of the human services degree . He has over 33 years of experience as a clinical social worker specializing in marriage and family therapy. Dr. Luquet is the author of the best-selling professional book Short-Term Couples Therapy: The Imago Model in Action, now in its second edition. He is co-editor, with Mo Hannah, of Healing in the Relational Paradigm: The Imago Relationship Therapy Casebook, and co-editor with Harville Hendrix, Helen LaKelly Hunt, and Mo Hannah of Imago Relationship Therapy: Perspectives on Theory.

Dr. Luquet received his Master's of Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans, a post-master's certificate in Family Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania/ Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, and his PhD in Marriage and Family Studies from The Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to his books, Dr. Luquet has authored eight book chapters and 20 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a frequent presenter at regional conferences and is described as a warm, engaging, and knowledgeable presenter. He maintains a private practice in marriage and family therapy in North Wales, Pa.

This past summer, Dr. Luquet traveled the country giving a lecture tour to clinical mental health professionals titled "Couples Therapy Jump-Start: Connecting Clinical Strategies with Neuroscience to Re-Wire and Re-Fire Love."