JP is a wedding officiant and author of three books, including, "How To Officiate A Non-Denominational Wedding Ceremony." During the last twenty years, he has celebrated over one thousand non-denominational, inter-faith, cross-cultural weddings. He has created ceremonies that honor the cultural sensitivities of couples as spiritually diverse as Buddhist/Atheist and Muslim/Jewish. In 2005, he officiated the wedding of Rob and Amber, reality show sweethearts from "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race."
In addition to his work as an officiant, JP is a communication skills coach, who shows people how to communicate in smart, healthy ways. His clients range from the not-for-profit to the Fortune 500. JP lectures on issues of communication and relationships at UCLA Extension.