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Services - Pastoral Counseling
 
Pastoral Counseling is a unique form of counseling which uses spiritual resources as well as psychological understanding for healing and growth. It is provided by Pastoral Counselors who are not only mental health professionals but persons who have in-depth religious and theological training. Most pastoral counselors are ordained clergy or persons otherwise endorsed by a religious faith group.

Pastoral Counseling has evolved through the years from religious and spiritual counseling to pastoral psychotherapy which integrates theology and the behavioral sciences. Pastoral Counseling has now become a major provider of mental health services in this country, accounting for over 3 million hours of treatment annually in both institutional and private settings. It is offered through individual, group, marital, and family therapy.

If you are experiencing difficulty in relationships, we are here to help. For those wrestling with issues from their family of origin, we offer individual psychotherapy (counseling for depression, anxiety, family of origin issues); for couples who are experiencing difficulties in their relationship, we offer marriage therapy (couple counseling for increasing couple communication skills, for increasing skills for conflict resolution); for parents needing help resolving issues with their children, we offer family therapy (helping parents and teens to negotiate better resolutions to difficult family situations); for those experiencing difficulty in their sexual relationship, we offer sex therapy (issues related to desire, arousal, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, painful intercourse).
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