Wayne Schantzenbach

Family Advisor

Wayne Schantzenbach

Having grown up in a business family, Wayne Schantzenbach has a first-hand appreciation for the special challenges facing families who choose to work together.

Sometimes business families encounter turbulence such as sustained parent/child conflicts, addictions, or troublesome sibling dynamics which require specialized assessment and intervention. Drawing on his 28 years’ professional experience working in family and marital therapy, Wayne provides specialized insight and guidance through some of the most challenging issues faced by business families.

Wayne holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from Case Western Reserve University. His post graduate training is in Family Systems Theory and Psychotherapy from Georgetown University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry. Wayne also brings expertise in the treatment of addictive disorders.

Along with his wife Jan, Wayne has also trained at the University of Denver Department of Marital and Family Studies in the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program and the Institute for Imago Relationship Therapy.  Wayne and Jan have a particular passion for guiding couples along the intimate journey toward thriving, enduring and joyful connection.

The Schantzenbachs are parents of a married daughter and son. They are also proud grandparents!