John has been a relationship expert for the past 20 years specialising in providing hard-hitting practical advice to couples that want better relationships. He has appeared regularly on television, radio and in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Marie Claire and Madison. He is a best selling author and his books have been sold into 5 countries:
- U-TURN: Putting You Back Into Your Relationship (2005)
- ACCIDENTALLY SINGLE: The 15 mistakes that ruin romance and how to avoid them (2010)
- MAKING COUPLES HAPPY: How science can get relationships back on track (2013)
He runs an exclusive private practice in Sydney, Australia, and has become a sought after speaker as well as presenter of seminars and workshops. He has worked with clients throughout Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the US. (www.johnaiken.com.au)
He most recently can be seen as one of the experts on the hit series Married at First Sight – Australia. He has also hosted the ABC series “Making Couples Happy” where he took 4 couples on an intensive 8-week boot-camp to turn their relationships around. He also wrote the successful book “Making Couples Happy: How science can get relationships back on track”. Following the success of these, he has created a number of exclusive retreats to provide couples with intensive training to achieve better relationships.
He is a high-energy entertaining speaker and presenter who has the ability to teach couples key relationship strategies to transform their lives and increase their overall levels of happiness. His retreats are practical and hands on, and his sense of humour and passion gives all participants a chance to have fun while making large-scale changes to their relationships.
In terms of background, John has been married since 2007 to his wife Kelly and they have 2 children Aston and Piper. They currently live in Sydney, Australia. As for academic qualifications, John gained a BA. Hons 1st Class. MA. Dip. Clin. Psych. in 1995.