Meet Maryanne Comaroto, PhD (c), OFMT, CCHT, CEGE


Maryanne is a relationship activist & specialist, radio and TV personality, and award-winning author. People in 130 countries tune in to her weekly radio talk show Maryanne Live! as she interviews leaders in the human potential field like Helen Fisher, Jill Bolte Taylor, and Jean Houston, and masters of awareness like Ram Dass, Gregg Braden, Anita Moorjani, and Tara Brach. Her website has a powerful library of archived shows and blogs.

Maryanne’s media expertise includes being a go-to expert for Fox News, eHarmony, Hollywood Life and The Beverly Hills Times MagazineWetPaint, and other online publications. Her blogs can be found on dozens more sites. She has appeared on ABC’s “20/20,” Disney’s “Soap Net,” and San Francisco’s KGO-ABC’s “View from the Bay,” etc. She’s been a body-oriented inquiry practitioner since 1995. Along with a private practice, she offers transformational workshops for men and women and speaking engagements around the country.

Her body of work includes the award-winning books Skinny, Tan and Rich: Unveiling the Myth and Hindsight: What You Need to Know Before You Drop Your Drawers!; the 5-DVD workshop workbook Great Relationships Begin Within, also available online as CORR®, the Certificate of Responsible Relationship course, certified by the State of California for Continuing Education credits, and the 4-CD series “Thrive: Seven Essential Truths for Revealing Your Secret, Sacred Self.” With her husband, David Raynal, she created the Great Relationships Begin Within Divination Deck.


Is a PhD candidate in Depth Psychology with a specialization in somatics; is a certified Open Floor therapy-in-movement practitioner; is a CCHT, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and CEGE, Certified Equine Guide and Educator. She’s been a body-oriented inquiry practitioner since 1995. She developed the CORR© (Certification of Responsible Relationship) curriculum; created a unique body-centered system of self-inquiry called the SHOMI® Method; founded the non-profit 510(c)3 National Action Organization “Changing the way our culture values each other” ; and produced, wrote, directed, and hosted 3 TV pilots and a dozen independent made-for-TV specials. She is currently a doctoral candidate engaged in research exploring the effects of cultural sexual objectification and the impact this has on intimate heterosexual relationships.

Maryanne’s gift is translating life’s complexities into practical tools people can embody, which leads to their attracting and creating healthy, fulfilling, sustainable relationships. She’s recognized by her peers and students as a wise, witty, soulful teacher who walks her talk.

She says: “What’s most rewarding about working with people is the privilege of witnessing them realize their authentic selves. Having struggled with issues related to sexual abuse, self-worth and childhood trauma, I am deeply empathetic to their situations, which allows me to help them feel, heal, and deal with their current challenges, one broken heart at a time.”

Maryanne Live radio

Snuggle up and prepare to be inner-tained and enlightened listening to MaryanneLive!

Maryanne Live! radio is the “go to” spot for great relationship advice. Hosted by Maryanne Comaroto, MA, every Tuesday from 10-11 am PT at, Maryanne Live! reaches listeners in 130 countries.

Maryanne interviews experts in self-awareness to discover profound insights and common-sense truths about love, sex and relationships. Discussing such topics as myth-busters, intimacy and authenticity, waking up to the truth, vulnerability and strength, mirroring, emotional health, chemistry and connection, you will find yourself comforted, confronted, and inspired to create the relationships of your dreams.

She explores every way under the sun—from self-inquiry to sacred intimacy, from practical relationship tips to how to handle money—to help you discover, uncover, create, attract healthy, fulfilling, sustainable relationships, beginning with yourself!

To browse the powerful library of archived shows, please go to Archive Directory and listen at will. From Dr. Helen Fisher to Harville Hendricks, from Ram Dass to Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, you’ll be able to spend hours with some of the leading-edge experts in self-awareness…and grow your own!

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