John R. Wallis

Award-winning Literary Fiction Author


About John R. Wallis

Dr. John Wallis was a pastoral psychotherapist for more than forty years. A United Methodist minister, he graduated from Chicago Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree in 1975. He served as Clinical Director, Executive Director, and Director of Operations for The Samaritan Center of South Florida. He has been published in the Journal of Pastoral Care with an article entitled “A Theology of Psychotherapy,” and was published three times in the journal, “Lectionary Homiletics.”

His short story, “Helen’s Birthday,” taken from the first chapters of AFTER CLAIRE, was a finalist in the 2013 Short Story America contest and was published in 2015 by Short Story America


Books by John R. Wallis