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Christian Counseling

Christian therapy and counseling in Jenison MI

We offer hope, healing, and change from a Christian perspective.

Living as a Christian right now can be hard. Uncertainty. Hate. Persecution. Our culture is out of control. Hope is hard to find. We feel lost sometimes. Where’s God in all of this? Perhaps God is doing something in your life or leading you in a direction that is unfamiliar. Maybe you are unable to explain what is going on. At the end of the day it may be overwhelming and what you want is the support and clarity found in Christian counseling. Maybe you just need a fresh set of spiritual eyes.

Is anxiety getting the best of you. Perhaps depression is keeping you from living the life you want. The love and understanding you want in your relationships is missing. For others, there has been pain and hurt. Social media and technology bombard your daily life and you’re struggling. Work is causing more stress than you can handle. Is God working in your life?

Most importantly we know your mental health and spiritual health needs expert care. Various counselors at Great Lakes Wellness Counseling can offer you Christian therapy and the spiritual care you want. This help is given to individuals, couples, and families who want to incorporate the Christian perspective as part of their counseling experience with us.

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Is Christian counseling for me?

In many ways, Christian therapy is very similar to secular counseling. However, faith based counseling incorporates Christian theology and psychology. Biblical truths, wisdom, scripture, and sometimes prayer is used. However, it also can use theories and techniques found in psychology. Therapy can help Christians grow closer to God and live in healthy ways with others. Most importantly, it is a place and space where the living water Jesus talks about is given to you. In short it brings rest, hope, healing, and love for those who seek it.

What is Christian counseling?

At Great Lakes Wellness Counseling, faith based counseling is similar to secular counseling. First, those seeking counseling usually tell us about a struggle, problem, or life question. After that, we develop a goal for therapy. Thirdly, we create a treatment plan. During your therapy appointments you and your counselor work to solve a problem or answer the life question(s) you have.

We believe the focus in session should include our one true Hope who helps us find peace and joy through Jesus Christ. Christian counseling or Christian therapy with our counseling in Jenison appointments may include prayer. Scripture (the Bible) passages or verses may be discussed. Additionally you may have discussions about how Faith interacts with your life.

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Is Christian counseling effective?

Yes! Great Lakes Wellness Counseling Christian therapy experts are licensed by the State of Michigan. They all use evidenced based practices. In fact research shows positive out comes when you combine spiritual beliefs and psychology. 

Christian therapy helps you find relief from anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship problems, communication, sexual intimacy, and more. Therapy with a Christian provider offers valuable insights and healing. Our clinicians provide grace and space for you to explore your faith in ways that are meaningful to you.

Above all we know the Christian faith is a journey. We will meet you where you’re at. There’s no judgment . Whether you are a life long Christian, a new Christian or even a doubting Christian; there’s no judgement. However, if you’re not a Christian, this kind of therapy may not be for you. Subsequently we do offer expert counseling sessions which contain a neutral psychological perspective.