Dr. Daniel R. Berger II is the lead pastor at Faith Fellowship Church in Clarence, NY (https://faithfellowship.us), the founder and director of Alethia International Ministries (AIM), and serves as the director of Faith Biblical Counseling Center. When He is not with his family and church family, Daniel continues to write and to speak around the world in churches, organizations, medical communities, and at various counseling and teacher's conferences. He is also an experienced pastor, counselor, school administrator, and the author of eleven books, which focus on biblical counseling, biblical phenomenology, practical theology, education, parenting, and the history and philosophy behind the current mental health construct. Daniel earned his B.S. in counseling, an M.S. in counseling/psychology, an M.A. in pastoral studies, and a doctorate in pastoral theology. 

 

Daniel is also an adjunct professor at several Universities and seminaries-including serving as the director of a post-grad degree at SEBI (Brasilia, Brazil) in Biblical Counseling, which is specifically focused on understanding the construct of mental illness from a biblical perspective and establishing a biblical phenomenology for mindsets, emotions, and behaviors claimed to be abnormal within secular thinking. He also teaches adjunctly at Strengthening Ministries Training Institute (SMTI) in South Africa.

 

When he is not traveling to speak, Daniel and his wife Oriana live in Greenville South Carolina with their four children. Daniel is fluent in Spanish, has formally studied 2 other languages, and is currently learning Brazilian Portuguese. 

 

Daniel also enjoys photography, golf (but not on the PGA tour), basketball, and almost every type of food. He has lived in Hawaii, Florida, Ohio, the Dominican Republic, and grew up in Cross Lanes West Virginia.