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Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling

Dr. Ruby Harris

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

Christian counseling is an approach that emphasizes the spiritual aspects of human life.

Christian counseling, on the other hand, puts a lot of emphasis on the spiritual well-being of the individual and the integration of their faith into the healing process. Christian counseling seeks to address the root causes of a person's struggles, not just symptoms, often by examining the relationship between their beliefs and experiences [1].

Christian counseling is important because it focuses on the mind, body, and spirit of the people living in this world. Through faith-based principles, clients learn how to treat themselves and those around them.

Christian counseling can include a variety of therapeutic techniques.

Christian counseling services offer a unique blend of spiritual guidance and practical support. By integrating faith and spirituality into the therapeutic process, Christian counselors can provide a sense of comfort and connection that goes beyond what is offered by traditional counseling [1].

Christian counseling may be most beneficial for Christians and those who have a strong faith or spirituality – although you don’t have to be religious or spiritual to benefit from this therapeutic counseling approach. In fact, anyone – religious or non-religious can partake in Christian counseling. If you struggle with grief and/or relationship problems, and can no longer cope with these issues alone, Christian counseling will most likely benefit you [3].

Christian counseling can help individuals work through personal problems.

Christian counseling can be a valuable tool for personal growth and improvement, especially for individuals who are seeking a faith-based approach. By addressing the individual's emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being, Christian counseling can provide a deeper level of healing and comfort. Whether you are looking for Christian family counseling, Christian-based counseling for youth, or spiritual marriage counseling, it is important to find a certified Christian counselor who understands your specific needs and beliefs. With the right support, individuals can find healing and growth on their faith journey [1].

Getting Christian counseling is one of the best and most proven ways to benefit your life when there are problems or issues you are dealing with but cannot resolve on your own. The guidance to find the underlying causes of those issues and address them in positive, healthy ways can make a world of difference to not only how you perceive certain things but also in how you resolve or deal with them. All of this with a Christian counselor whose therapy is conducted in a way that is biblically centered so there are no conflicting issues with your faith [4].

Christian counseling is especially beneficial for those of faith, as the counselor is mindful of the individual's religious beliefs and provides therapy with a faith-based approach. Licensed Christian counselors are professionals in the mental health field who have earned a degree in counseling and have specialized knowledge in working with clients from a faith-based perspective [4].


1. Exploring the World of Christian Counseling: Differences, Techniques, and Benefits. Accessed 2023-03-14

2. What is Christian Counseling and Why is it Important? – Consult a Christian Counselor. Accessed 2023-03-14

3. What is Christian Counseling?. Accessed 2023-03-14

4. Gateway Counseling Center – Couples Therapy. Accessed 2023-03-14

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