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State and Local Counseling Organizations

  The following lists are provided as information for our constituents. Neither FamilyLife® nor FamilyLife Today® endorse, certify, or verify any of the following counselors, counseling organizations, or training resources….

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National Counseling and Conflict Resolution Organizations

The following lists are provided as information for our constituents. Neither FamilyLife nor FamilyLife Today® endorse, certify, or verify any of the following counselors, counseling organizations, or training resources. The…

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Do You Need Counseling

Every marriage and family has problems, but sometimes those problems seem so difficult that it seems impossible to address them—at least with your knowledge and in your own power. In…

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When Your Marriage or Family is in Crisis

1. Trust God. Do you believe God cares? Do you trust Him to meet your needs and heal your wounds? Do you really believe the Son of God loves you and died…

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What is Biblical Counseling

Biblical counseling is an approach to counseling that uses the Bible to address the issues in the lives of individuals, couples, and families. The Bible teaches that our thoughts, motives,…

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Finding a Christian Counselor

For many people, just making the decision on whether to seek counseling for marriage and family issues is difficult. Once you’ve decided (see “Do I Need Counseling?”), the next difficulty…

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If Your Spouse Refuses to Go

If your spouse won’t go to counseling, see a pastor, or seriously consider conflict coaching. Then, you must focus on God and what He wants to do in your heart…

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Do You Need Conflict Coaching Before Marriage Counseling

Some married couples have experienced such a major breakdown in communication that they no longer are able to have any type of constructive discussion. They are so hurt and angry that…

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How Can Counseling Help Your Child

Many Christian counselors work with parents and teens; and some specialize in this particular area. No one can say for sure if counseling will solve a problem in a teen’s life…

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List of Certified Conflict Coaches

Each of the following coaches has been trained and certified by the Institute for Christian Conciliation (ICC), part of Peacemaker Ministries.1 If you would like more information about Peacemakers, you…

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What Does Counseling Cost

Most counselors have rates based on “per visit” or “per hour.”  You should be given that information in the first visit or perhaps during a phone call to evaluate a…

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What if Your Pastor Cannot Help You?

While we believe that God wants to use your pastor to guide you as you seek help and answers, we also realize that this may not be part of your…

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