Can you benefit from
There may come a time in your
life when you need an impartial third party to help you.
That is where counseling comes into the picture. A Christian counselor is someone who carefully
listens to your situation and helps you brainstorm for possible solutions. He provides guidance
using Christian based principles and wisdom. No one will know that you are coming to a
counselor unless you tell him or her because your counselor will maintain the strictest
Counseling is an
investment you make in yourself for a better quality of life.
counseling could benefit you
You want a better quality of life and are ready to make the necessary changes.
You have relationship difficulties with a spouse, family member, or friend.
You are sick and tired of being sick and tired and are ready to change.
You are experiencing a great deal of anxiety and may have trouble sleeping.
You are experiencing a great deal of depression and you may have trouble sleeping.
Your child is having a difficult time and needs some guidance.
You need encouragement and affirmation to do what you know you need to do.
You know life could be better but do not know how to make it so.
You believe you could benefit from someone who could be like a life coach to
Better quality of life.
Improved relationships with spouse, family, and friends.
Less anxiety and more peace - see Psalm 32.
Improved physical health.
Keeping small problems from becoming large ones.
Experiencing more of the fruits of the Spirit such as peace, joy, and happiness.
Saving money because of having the ability to make better choices in your life.
Increased confidence in yourself through affirmation by an impartial third
A definition from a
college textbook that sums it up.
Counseling is defined as providing conditions for people to fulfill their needs
for life meaning, security, love and respect, self-esteem, decisive action, and selfactualizing
growth; help also means providing resources and skills that enable
people to help themselves. This helping process involves listening to the deeply
personal life stories of people, their hopes as well as their defeats, passions, and
tragedies, and the problems they encounter in their lives.
When should you consider
visiting a Christian marriage counselor?
Adapted from - http://www.faithwriters.com/article-details.php?id=64195
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it would likely be advantageous for you to
take some time to visit a trained Christian marriage counselor. The counselor will help you and
your spouse look at the issues you're facing, offer sound Biblical counsel, and help you establish
a plan to address them.
- Does it seem that, despite fervent and consistent prayer, the distance between my spouse and
me is becoming greater and greater?
- Does it seem that walls are going up between us and that communication is either
nonexistent or not very effective?
- Has there been infidelity or strong suspicion of infidelity?
- Is one or both of us finding it difficult to build, maintain, or rebuild trust in our
- Have persistent attempts to resolve issues of trust and commitment been largely
- Do we seem to have lost a sense of God's purpose for our marriage?
What does Christian marriage
Adapted from -
Christian marriage counseling can help you in several areas where you may be struggling. First,
counseling can help you deal with individual concerns that have come up for one or both of you
such as grief, doubt, anger management, and other unresolved concerns. Second, counseling can
help you deal with relational issues, including everything from a loss of closeness, to conflict
resolution, and to infidelity. Third, counseling can help refocus your marriage when one or both
of you feels like you've lost a sense of devotion to God's principles for your lives.
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