Counseling Support & Services
The Counseling Ministry at Berean makes available one-on-one individual, children, marriage, couple and family counseling. Pastoral counselors provide support by assisting members in all areas of living including grief, relationships, emotional, physical & spiritual challenges, and personal growth related issues
Who provides the counseling?
Counseling is provided by the ministerial staff at Berean which is comprised of trained ministers, counselors, professional counselors and other mental health professionals.
What can I expect?
Counseling is provided in a confidential, non-judgmental environment where each person is treated with the utmost respect and dignity. Expect to have your thoughts, feelings, and concerns taken seriously. Expect to learn more about yourself and God. Expect to experience change.
How long can I use this service?
Although sometimes only one meeting is needed, we offer short term counseling usually lasting 6-8 sessions. Each session is scheduled for 1 hour for individual and 1.5 hours for couples and families. For situations requiring more in-depth needs, referrals are made to community resources or service agencies.
What types of counseling is provided?
Counseling is provided for:
- Marriage Couple Counseling
- Pre-marital Counseling
- Depression Anxiety
- Personal Spiritual Growth Challenges
- Stress Management
- Anger Management
Are there areas excluded from services provided?
We limit our services to spiritual support and referral for areas that require specialization or may require long term counseling, such as:
- Active/Untreated Substance Abuse
- Active/Untreated Domestic Violence
- Legal & Court Related Issues
- Mental Health Evaluation