Chris Williams MA, LMFT
FOUNDER & CHIEF GUIDANCE OFFICER
Who Is Chris?
As the Founder and Chief Guidance Officer, Chris is relentless in providing strong and loving guidance for recovery from life's most painful experiences and challenges. Whether he is counseling, teaching graduate students, speaking, consulting with organizations or leading the team, he deeply engages with those around him to bring clarity to paralyzing struggles, creates pathways to healing and growth and helps people discover deeper relational connection with themselves and the people around them. Chris helps those he serves identify creative solutions to their most challenging struggles. He believes that people live best at the intersection of deep relational connection and life-giving creativity.
Chris has extensive experience in working with people struggling with debilitating addictions, painful traumatic experiences and frustrating relationships. In addition to guiding Renovari, he develops impactful and effective faith-based, trauma and family recovery programs for addiction treatment centers, as well as a frequent speaker and presenter on the relational, emotional and spiritual impacts of trauma and addiction. As an Adjunct Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Hope International University, he loves teaching and guiding emerging therapists to practice with great care and skill. Chris serves as an organizational consultant for leaders in empowering healthy team dynamics and strategic creativity. He also has the privilege of co-hosting the nationally syndicated call-in radio show NewLife Live. Above all, Chris seeks to live a life of deep engagement and compelling love with his wife, two boys and all who come across his path.
Harding University, BA, Social Sciences
Hope International University, MA, Marriage and Family Therapy
California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT#52007
Prepare/Enrich Facilitator for Couples and Trainer for Professionals
Experiential Therapy, Onsite Program
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy