CHRISTIAN COUNSELING 

healing doesn't mean the damage never existed  

it means the damage no longer controls our lives.

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Authentic Perspectives Counseling & Coaching finds joy in helping women, teens, and couples heal the soul wounds that prevent them from living healthy, healed, and whole lives.  As  Certified lay Christian counselors, and professional counselors-in-training, we provide Christ centered, bible-based lay counseling that brings encouragement, understanding and healing to those who come to us for support.   We are  equipped to to deal with abuse issues, depression, anxiety, and the many complex counseling needs of individuals and couples living in today’s society.

 

We see clients by appointment only, with appointments lasting approximately 50 minutes in length.   While insurance is not accepted at this time, we can assist you in filing for any reimbursement you may be qualified for from your health insurance company.   To make an appointment, complete the form below and someone will be in touch with you.

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To learn more or to schedule your complimentary 15-minute consultation click the arrow below.  This is an informal conversation to determine what type of counseling, if any you are interested in.

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Did you know, more than 1 in 5 women in the United States
experienced a mental health condition in the past year, such as depression or anxiety?

Professional services for individuals, teens  and couples are provided online via Zoom.  The overall goal is to provide a safe place for those receiving services is to experience reconciliation, hope and healing.  To this end, we offer both professional expertise and biblical truth within a caring and confidential environment.​

Specializations
  • Depression/Grief

  • Self-esteem

  • Overcoming anxiety

  • Lack of motivation

  • Individual counseling

  • Crisis counseling

  • Work. Life. Balance

  • Anger Management

  • Stress Management

  • Group Counseling

  • Overcoming Fear

  • Pre-martial counseling

  • Emotional Abuse

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Couples Counseling

  • Self-Care

  • Preventative Marriage Care

  • Physical Abuse

 INSURANCE NOT TAKEN, BUT WE CAN ASSIST IN COMPLETING FORMS FOR REIMBURSEMENT 

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Authentic Perspectives is not paneled with any insurance company and is solely private pay.   All clients are required to keep a valid credit card on file when scheduling an appointment.  You will not be charged for services until 24 hours before your session.   If payment is not secured your appointment will be canceled and will need to be rescheduled for a later date.  We realize situations occur where you may need to cancel or change your appointment.  For this reason, we  ask that cancellations or changes be made with at least 24 hours notice.  Appointments that are cancelled with less than 24 hours noticed will be assessed a $25 cancellation fee on individual counseling and $50 cancellation on family and couples counseling.  If you are in need of counseling, but are unable to pay for services, you may qualify for complimentary service.  Initial intake and other fees are provided on a sliding scale.  If you have difficulty paying, please contact our office for additional information.

 

Therapy Consultation

The purpose of a therapy consultation is to make sure I feel like a good fit for you. It also provides a safe way to talk with a mental health professional about concerns regarding yourself, your partner or your children without the need to enter into a therapeutic, on-going psychotherapy, assuming it's not indicated

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Individual Therapy

Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life. People may seek therapy for help with issues that are hard to face alone. 

Mental Wellness Check-In

Feeling the stressors of the week and need to process unresolved feelings you’ve experienced?  A 30-minute wellness check-in can provide support between your longer sessions.  You can expect to leave your session feeling refreshed, more secure and confident in your abilities to take on life. 

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Couples Counseling

Marriage counseling, or couples counseling, has its ultimate goal: the healing, strengthening and development of healthy marriages.  It provides couples the tools to use at home so that therapy is not needed in the future. Helps to to recognize and change vicious cycles and patterns

Group Therapy - Women

This group is ideal for women who are currently not in crisis, but are seeking suppor.t.  The group consist of small groups of women in ministry and the marketplace coming together to support and encourage one another while growing in the process. Whether it's inner healing from a personal setback, mental wellness, relationships, clarity on a project or a ministry idea, sisters in your group are there to support, encourage and help guide you through the process.    

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Group Therapy - Girls

Just as women, teen girls suffer from low self-esteem and they too hide behind a plethora of masks to fit in.  Counseling groups are a great way for teens to connect and relate over common struggles and issues, depression & anxiety.  They are also a great way to make friends, increase self-esteem, promote self-awareness and positive self-image, help with coping skills, communication skills, and connecting with other teens on similar issues.

Individual Intake

The initial assessment helps your therapist to hone in on any presenting problems that are most important to you and explore the goals that you'd like to achieve during your time in therapy. It helps to provide your therapist with information needed to curate a wellness plan specifically for you.

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If you are having thoughts about hurting yourself or someone else, get help now! Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).