Bob Schuchts is the bestselling author of Be Healed and founder of the John Paul II Healing Center in Tallahassee, Florida. In December 2014 he retired as a marriage and family therapist after thirty-five years of practice. After receiving his doctorate in family relations from Florida State University in 1981, Schuchts began teaching and counseling. While in private practice, Schuchts also taught graduate and undergraduate courses at Florida State and Tallahassee Community College. Schuchts later served on faculty at the Theology of the Body Institute and at the Center for Biblical Studies, where he taught courses on healing, sexuality, and marriage. He also volunteered in parish ministry for more than thirty years.
Schuchts and his wife, Margie, have two daughters and eight grandchildren. They live in Tallahassee.