Marriage Strategic Spokesperson, Marriage Ministries
Erin Smalley serves as the Marriage Strategic Spokesperson for Focus on the Family's marriage ministry and develops content for the marriage department.
In addition to her work at Focus, Smalley is a conference speaker. She presents with her husband, Dr. Greg Smalley, at marriage enrichment seminars where they guide husbands and wives in taking steps toward enjoying deeply satisfying marriages. She also speaks to women on faith, family and the importance of healthy friendships. Visit her site to book Erin Smalley for your women’s event.
Before starting at Focus in 2011, Smalley served on staff at the Center for Relationship Enrichment at John Brown University. She has also conducted marriage intensives with her husband and counseled women individually.
Smalley has published numerous articles for ParentLife, HomeLife and Marriage Partnership magazines. She is the co-author of "Grown-Up Girlfriends" and "Before You Plan Your Wedding, Plan Your Marriage." She has also been a guest on the "Focus on the Family" daily broadcast and "Midday Connection" on Moody radio.
Smalley earned a bachelor's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse for eight years before going back to school for a master's degree in clinical psychology at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.
Smalley loves being a biological and adoptive mom of four children: Taylor, Murphy, Garrison and Annie. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, reading, hanging out with her family and bargain shopping.