Bruce Fisher

Dr. Bruce Fisher Rebuilding After Divorce

One of History’s Greatest Divorce Experts, Healers

Bruce Fisher, Ed.D. (1931-1998) first developed the world-renown model of rebuilding after divorce in 1974.

The Dr. Bruce Fisher Rebuilding After Divorce Seminar has been taught to more than 500,000 people worldwide on what to do after a divorce. His “Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale” is an internationally-recognized measure of adjustment to the ending of a love relationship.

How to Rebuild Life After Divorce

Dr. Fisher was founder and director of the Family Relations Learning Center in Boulder, Colorado. He personally trained thousands of individuals and therapists in this approach, enriching the lives of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, and helping them with divorce recovery.

He was a highly popular divorce therapist, author, and teacher, and a leading member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Dr Bruce Fisher Rebuilding After Divorce – International Best Seller

His international best-seller Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends was first published by Impact Publishers in 1981. The third edition, co-authored by Dr. Robert E. Alberti, has been available since 1999.  It’s considered one of the best books on divorce of all time, with more than 750,000 copies in print in over 22 languages.

Dr. Fisher grew up on a family farm in Iowa. He was the first in his family to earn a college degree, and went on to a doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado in human development.  His dissertation research focused on recovery after divorce and the development of the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale, a key component of the Dr. Bruce Fisher Rebuilding After Divorce book and seminar.

(Special thanks to, a website of Impact Publishers, for portions of this biography.)