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Free Relationship Advice

Need relationship advice? Come to the CMR to receive wisdom and counsel for relationship issues in friendships, roommate relationships, dating, marriage or more! This is not formal counseling therapy, but rather an opportunity to bring your questions to a trusted, trained individual who can offer wise, biblical counsel on any relationship issues.
 

How to Make an Appointment

Make an appointment online!

You can also make an appointment by calling us at 562-903-4708 or emailing cmr@biola.edu.

Arrive for your appointment 5-10 minutes early at the CMR office located directly to the left of the Biola Cafeteria.

Meet the Team


Chris Grace, Ph.D.

Director

For more than 30 years Chris has been writing, teaching, and speaking nationally to thousands of couples, churches, and college students on healthy relationships. He is the director of the Center for Marriage and Relationships at Biola University, and is a social psychologist and professor at the Rosemead School of Psychology. Chris teaches an introduction to psychology course, co-teaches a course on Christian relationships, and co-hosts the Art of Relationships Podcast with his beautiful wife and co-director, Alisa. Together they authored the Marriage Mentoring Workbook and Video Series, and serve on the speaking team for FamilyLife.


Willa Williams, LMFT

Consulting Therapist

Willa Williams is a former missionary and current Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been married for 35 years. She has training in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples, The Gottman Method of Couples Therapy (level 3), Attachment Core Pattern Therapy, The Couples Institute, and is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator. Her passion is working with couples, whether that is dating, pre-engaged, engaged, or married. She has a passion to help couples develop healthy and connected relationships!


Sarah Do

Staff Counselor

Sarah is a Staff Counselor with The Center for Marriage and Relationships. She is an ordained minister and serves as a pastor at The Rock in Anaheim, California. She received her Master’s in Christian Ministry and Leadership with an emphasis in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Talbot School of Theology. She is certified in Prepare/Enrich Marriage Assessment and is also certified in Mental Health First-Aid. Sarah and her husband, Kien, have been happily married for over 30 years and have two amazing children: Grace and her husband Jordan, and Nathaniel who is a senior in college.