Finner-Williams Christian Counseling
NOT-FOR PROFIT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CORPORATION
What is Christian Counseling?
Christian counseling is making use of practices, models,
and techniques that allow for Jesus Christ centered counseling. This means that
the core belief of the Christian counselor is that true and lasting healing
comes from God through Jesus Christ. Therefore, the goal of the Christian
counselor is to help their clients (counselees) develop healthy relationships
with God through the knowledge of Jesus Christ, instructing them in the "how
to's" of appropriately applying the Word of God (The Holy Bible) to their daily
lives. Specifically, to their issues of challenge that are presented in the
Who is considered a Christian Counselor?
Psychiatrists, psychologists, professionally trained
counselors, social workers, mental health workers, pastors, church leaders, lay
counselors, and those designated by their particular church denomination or
organization of involvement, as counselor to others. They have received Jesus
Christ as Savior and Lord of their lives and live accordingly.
The mission of the Finner-Williams Christian Counseling
Ministry, Inc. is:
provide affordable and free Christian counseling and mental health services on a sliding fee schedule
to those who lack medical insurance and financial resources.
to aid the
Christian counselor (pastor, lay leader, lay counselor, deacon, elder, church
mother, etc.) in his or her mode of service to others.
to work in
conjunction with other Christian counseling organizations in building bridges
between the African-American community and the Caucasian and other
communities of America to foster unity in service provision.
an avenue whereby Christian counselors can share their expertise with and
provide training for the larger Christian body as well as with one another.
opportunities for conflict resolution within the African-American and
other Christian communities of America.
to provide a listing of
Christian counselors throughout America to serve those who are seeking
culturally sensitive counseling and therapy.
to clarify the role of the
Christian counselor, particularly in the church setting and in
non African-American settings.
to initiate opportunities for
discussion amongst Christian counselors to explore desired roles and positions
within the church.
to provide opportunities for
open discussions of racial reconciliation between African-American
counselors and Caucasian counselors as a means by which spiritual unity can be
to provide culturally
sensitive therapeutic models to assist those that counsel African-Americans.
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