Dr. Mario Sacasa is the associate director of the Faith and Marriage Apostolate of the Willwoods Community in Louisiana. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist and operates a private counseling practice in Charlotte, NC. He earned a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, LA. He also holds a combined M.S./Ed.S. in marriage and family counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Sacasa travels the country offering lectures to dioceses, parishes, seminaries, and college campuses on the themes of marriage, relationships, sexuality, hope, and positive psychology. He has been on faculty at Notre Dame Seminary, Divine Mercy University, and the Institute for Priestly Formation. He has lectured for the Theology of the Body Institute and The National Catholic Singles Conference. Dr. Sacasa creates and hosts the Always Hope podcast, a long-form interview show aimed at helping the listener grow in their emotional and spiritual health. The show has a worldwide audience, and he has interviewed notable guests such as Fr. Josh Johnson, Jason Evert, Fr. Timothy Gallagher, Sr. Josephine Garrett, Bishop Bill Wack, Dr. Brant Pitre, Leah Darrow, Dr. Gregory Bottaro, Art and Laraine Bennett, and many others.