Andrew has been dedicated to his Christian faith since he was a young boy. He’d attend church each and every Sunday with his parents; he volunteered to help at Bible School throughout the year; he never missed Christian summer camp; and he was present at every other church event, too! Andrew’s Christianity has always been a huge part of his identity. However, as he’s gotten older, he’s had less time to spend at church and connect with God. He feels guilty about it and yearns to devote that time to his faith again. Also, he’s been struggling with a load of stress and problems with his girlfriend lately. He wishes there was someone who could help him find his way back to his faith and also resolve the current challenges in his life. Fortunately, there is!
Christian faith does not involve repressing one’s anxiety in order to appear strong. On the contrary, it means recognizing one’s weakness, accepting the inward truth about oneself, confessing one’s anxiety, and still to believe, that is to say that the Christian puts his trust not in his own strength, but in the grace of God. –Paul Tourrier
Have you found yourself in a similar situation to Andrew? We are happy to tell you that there are professionals who come from a Christian background, who are dedicated to helping people work through life challenges using both therapeutic techniques and staples of the Christian faith. Better yet, Thriveworks Counseling in Waltham, MA has Christian counselors who can meet with you as soon as today or tomorrow, if you’re ready to begin Christian counseling now! To schedule your appointment, you can simply contact our office. We look forward to it.
How Can Christian Counseling Prove Valuable to My Life?
Christian counseling is very similar to traditional counseling. The main difference, however, is that the counselor integrates Christian beliefs, teachings, prayer, and other staples of Christianity. Now, in both cases, the counselor’s primary purpose and goal is to help you, guide you, and support you however they can.
Your Thriveworks Christian counselor will determine which therapeutic techniques and biblical lessons might best benefit you, based on what you’re going through, when/how you fell out of step with your faith, and so on. While they customize treatment for every new client, you can expect them to utilize the following in some degree:
- Biblical lessons and teachings: As we’ve already touched on, it is likely that your counselor will incorporate lessons and teachings from the Bible to help you work through the challenges that are present in your life. This will prove to help you better understand how you can approach these hurdles and will also provide you with renewed strength.
- Traditional therapeutic tools & techniques: Also, your Christian counselor will certainly utilize effective therapeutic tools and techniques to help you manage your relationship issues, stress, symptoms of mental illness, or whatever specific challenge you might be encountering. They might utilize staples of talk therapy and/or cognitive behavioral therapy, as these approaches to therapy prove to help people in many different scenarios.
If you choose to partner with one of our Christian counselors at Thriveworks in Waltham, know that you are in good hands. Personalized mental health help is so important, and we always tailor this treatment to the individual. In order to do this, your counselor will ask you questions like: “What has brought you into Christian counseling?” and, “What are you hoping to get out of this relationship?”
Set Up a Christian Counseling Appointment at Thriveworks in Waltham Now
Christian counseling is designed to help children of God as they navigate life’s many challenges. The Christian counselors at Thriveworks in Waltham will help you find this strength in God to get through whatever you are going through. Better yet, they’ll ensure that you come out stronger on the other side.
If you are looking for someone to help you strengthen your relationship with God, better align your life with your Christian faith, or gain help and insight from a fellow Christian (who also has skills and experience in the mental health field), consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Waltham, MA. We’ll set you up with a Christian counselor who can fill these shoes.
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As an African American male, I understand the unique challenges associated with engaging with a mental health professional. Through building trust in a safe environment, I will work to assist you to learn more about your strengths and how to use them to manage concerns in your life.
As a clinician, I understand that building therapeutic rapport is an essential step in addressing your mental health needs and helping you live a more fulfilling life.
I provide a nurturing, safe, and judgment-free environment to all clients.
I am dedicated to creating a safe and welcoming environment so that every client can have a place to feel accepted, respected, and ready to heal.
As a woman of color, mother, and immigrant who has experienced some personal challenges and overcame they, I understand the importance of self awareness, empathy and have the ability to examine situations and view things from various perspectives.
Each person is unique and deserving of a therapy approach that reflects this.