Bill Faris

Pastoral Counselor

Bill Faris is an experienced Christian Counselor, speaker, writer, and House Church Pastor living in Orange County, California.

Bill sees adult individuals, couples, and Christian Leaders for private counseling sessions at his offices in Costa Mesa and San Juan Capistrano, California. In addition to his counseling work, Bill leads marriage and family seminars and regularly speaks in churches and other settings on issues of relationships, Christian living, spiritual maturity, and life transitions.

His publications include Gracelets, a weekly email newsletter, and his books The Christian Leader’s Wish List and How Healed Do You Want to Be? He is also the voice of Gracelets Audio, a professionally produced podcast.

He and Robin, an Assistant Professor of Nursing, have been married forty years. They have four children and triplet granddaughters!

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Domestic bullying can occur between any members of a family system: spouse-spouse, parent-child, child-parent, child-child. Although the participants in a domestic bully relationship may vary the fundamentals are the same: one person in the family is using intimidation, authority, power, threat,...