3 Myths about Christian Counseling

“I don’t know about counseling…” and Christian Counseling? Can’t I just go to a pastor for free? Doesn’t science contradict the bible? …  Ahhh, yes! I hear this ALL the time! Here are a few common myths about Christian counseling!   Yes, I love pastors and their calling! They are [...]

By |2019-11-05T18:34:19-06:00January 25th, 2018|Christian Counseling|Comments Off on 3 Myths about Christian Counseling

The Broken Path

No parents are perfect, but sometimes parents are painfully imperfect. Sometimes parents directly instill fear, neglect, lovelessness, worthlessness, rejection, self-hate, abandonment, and anger that children live with. When these hurting children grow up to be adults they struggle. The challenges we face in childhood become the struggles of our adulthood. [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:57:41-06:00November 21st, 2016|Christian Counseling|3 Comments

Learn to Cope During Holidays

I have learned over the years of counseling that the holidays are packed full of emotions. For most it is a mix of pleasant and unpleasant emotional experiences adding to the frustration and complexity of the holiday season. STRESS DEPRESSION ANXIETY LONELINESS GRIEF FAMILY DYSFUNCTION EXHAUSTION OVERWHELM GUILT SHAME   [...]

By |2019-11-10T23:25:26-06:00November 19th, 2016|Christian Counseling, Holidays|Comments Off on Learn to Cope During Holidays

Mind the Gap

This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! 2 Corinthians 5:17 This is a scripture that has been pulling at my heart lately. Time and time again we are attacked that “there is no way [...]

By |2019-11-06T23:16:02-06:00September 24th, 2016|Christian Counseling|Comments Off on Mind the Gap

Why Me?

Wow! How many times have you asked God “WHY?!” Why me…why the good people… why not the bad people… why is a powerful word when it is packed full of emotions. When life has left you hurting it seems to almost be natural instinct to go to God in anger [...]

By |2019-11-06T23:25:30-06:00August 28th, 2016|Christian Counseling, Mental Health|Comments Off on Why Me?

Praying Past Bitter Unforgiveness

Forgiveness is a word I hear often in the counseling setting. “I know I need to forgive so-and-so...” or “I could NEVER forgive so-and-so…” I understand every angle of forgiveness from my client’s perspective when they are speaking from pain, hurt, anger, and betrayal. Forgiveness is not a natural instinct [...]

By |2019-11-07T23:23:14-06:00July 2nd, 2016|Christian Counseling, Mental Health|Comments Off on Praying Past Bitter Unforgiveness

Teens: Overload

Life with teens is difficult, to say the least. As adults we have survived our teen years so we have hope and faith that our teens will also survive their teen years and yet… there is doubt, there is worry, there are concerns, there are complete freak-out moments where the [...]

By |2019-11-08T20:26:47-06:00March 28th, 2016|Christian Counseling|Comments Off on Teens: Overload
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