This post originally appeared on The Lab NYC

Jim and Elizabeth Carroll are the stars of WeTV’s new hit show “Marriage Camp: Bridezillas”. As the founder and creator of Marriage Boot Camp, Jim has been saving marriages across the USA since 1994. His secret to boot camp is combining the best of the best in games, drills and exercises along with a heavy boot-camp style dose of tough love to facilitate healing in every participant. Jim got his start with trainer Dr. Phil McGraw and has been thriving for nearly 20 years. In addition to being married to director Elizabeth Carroll, Jim is a champion poker player with several national titles to his name. As co-director of Marriage Boot Camp, Elizabeth brings a unique combination of experience in contemporary culture and insight to the psychology of the human mind and relationships. With her practical experience in teaching, public speaking, corporate training and counseling, Elizabeth has a vast knowledge with each and every case she’s a part of. Her counseling experience includes individuals, couples and adolescents. She is proficient in art therapy, object relations therapy and gestalt. Elizabeth has over 30 years in the corporate world with Levi Strauss & Co. along with a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Dominican University in San Francisco.

Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas, is currently airing on WE tv on Friday’s at 9pm ET/PT. Marriage Bootcamp: Bridezillas features five outrageous Bridezillas and their husbands living together in the same house for an extreme marriage boot camp in an effort to work out their marriage demons and answer the burning question – Is their marriage worth saving? Couples whose marriages are on a path to destruction undergo a two-week boot camp run by Jim and Elizabeth Carroll, and rounded out by counselors Dana Hamman and David Bishop. During this intensive program, these four counselors go head to head with the bridezillas and their mates, putting them through a progressive series of strategic exercises and drills designed to get at the root of what’s destroying their marriages.