Thank you for reaching out and pursing counseling with us. The first step is to read about our counselors and choose someone to contact directly. We all make our own appointments. You can find our contact information listed on our bios.
Once you’d made an appointment, we ask our clients to download, print, and fill out the intake forms before the initial session. Bring the intake forms with you to your first appointment.
This helps both you and your clinician maximize your time together.
As you and your clinician work through the counseling process, it may become important to contact one or more outside parties, such as family members, spouses, general medical doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and pastors. If this becomes necessary, you will have the opportunity to talk with your counselor about the Release of Information form and fill one out in session.
We also understand that household incomes vary from person to person. Please ask your clinician if you believe you need financial support for counseling.
There are certain situations/outcomes beyond my influence. That’s life. I do have control over my response. Will I fuss, pout, or argue? Or will I opt to be patient, thoughtful, and gracious? Will I choose to be grateful for life and its opportunities or will find I fault with every situation and the people around me? How does my faith influence and inform my perceptions, responses, and ultimately my hope for this day (and every day after)?
“And so I am working on remembering that when I am caught up in mom guilt, I need to be found under the gaze of another. I need to see more than myself, and more than my failure. I need to see him who sees me. I need to see him who is a kind, loving Father.”
The concept of Christians getting therapy shouldn’t be a big deal but for some, it is. Sometimes it is said that “If Jesus is enough, then we don’t need therapy.” but what if therapy is a gift from Jesus?