Dave serves as Pastor of Counseling Ministries at First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, California. His specialty is Adultery Recovery and Prevention for which he has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Health, and The Learning Channel. He was guest therapist on both the pilot and the finale of the first season of “Unfaithful” (OWN), has done training for the US Army (Family Life Educators, Chaplains College, pre-deployment training-Ft. Bragg), and the US Navy (Social Workers/MSW, Adultery Recovery), plus multiple tapings and plenary presentations for The Tony Robbins Passion Project, Marriage Uncensored, 100 Huntley Street, Salvation Army Leadership Training, Smart Marriages, NARME (National Association of Relationship and Marriage Education),and the American Association of Christian Counselors. His interviews and articles have appeared in Ladies’ Home Journal, USA Today, The Counseling Connection, and various other magazines and journals. He is the author or co-author of Torn Asunder: Recovering from an Extramarital Affair, Anatomy of an Affair: How affairs, attractions & addictions develop, and how to guard your marriage against them. His adultery prevention and training program receive governmental grants every other year in Singapore and he has done training in Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Africa, Morocco, Australia, Canada, Cuba, Panama, Russia, and all over Europe.
He holds the Michigan Limited License for Psychology and The California Marital and Family Therapy licenses and has graduate degrees in Biblical Literature and Counseling Psychology. Dave and his wife, Ronnie, have been married 50 years, have 4 adult children, and 8 Grandchildren.