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Board Certified Pastoral Counselor & Life Coach

Doctorate of Ministry (Candidate)

Philosophy of Christian Counseling/Coaching:

“Plans fail for lack of counsel,but with many

advisers they succeed.”

Proverbs 15:22

Pastoral Counseling has been recognized as a life-changing, life enhancing experience for millions of people world wide. Christian Counseling stems from God's Word, as the Bible has many references to show the value of searching out wise counsel. Proverbs 24: 5-6, states “A man of knowledge increases strength; and in a multitude of counselors there is safety.” Wise people seek out Christian Pastoral Counselors to grow stronger in their spirit and soul with resulting benefits in their body.

Christian Coaching helps you to reach your God-given purpose. Life Coaching is rooted in the Bible as the following scripture verses show: “Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:7 “May God give you the desires of your heart and make all your plans succeed.” – Psalms 20:4 Pastor Sandy as a Life Coach, provides you with sound Biblical guidance to motivate you, encourage you thus helping you to achieve your life goals.

When we are in life struggles, it is essential that we reflect all issues against the Biblical mandate of Love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength and others as ourselves. If we do this then He promises for all things to fall into place. Matthew 6:33. It is my belief and desire to help people enter into a closer relationship with Christ, to let Him set us free from anything that hinders us... When God sets you free, you are free indeed! For He is RAPHA, the Lord your HEALER. Exodus 15:26

Education/Training Background:

Pastor Sandy has a Master of Divinity from Trinity Theological Seminary and has completed Masters training in Christian Counseling at Light University, and is a trained Facilitator of Theophostic Prayer Ministry. She is currently enrolled at Andersonville Theological Seminary where she is completing a dual Doctorate: Doctorate of Ministry and Doctorate of Biblical Counseling.

Professional Memberships:

Pastor Sandy is recognized by the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors as a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor. She is a long-standing member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors, Christian Coaching Alliance, International Association of Theophostic Prayer Ministries, and Charter member of Ministry 21 Network Ministerial Assoc.

List of Conditions Treated:

Depression/Mood Swings, Divorce/Remarriage, Grief/Loss, Anxiety/Phobia, Addictions/Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Education Problems, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, Sexual Difficulties, Physical/Emotional Abuse, Elderly Problems, Relationship Problems/Codependency, Pornography Addiction Men or Women, Sexual Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress, Stress & Burnout, Chronic Pain, Financial Issues, Men's Issues, Women's Issues, Career Counseling, Domestic Violence, Spiritual Problems

Ages Treated:

Adolescent, Adult, Elderly

Years of Experience:

Over 25 years

Treatment Orientation:

Behavioral, Eclectic, Life Coaching, Motivational, Premarital, Biblical/Scripture-Based, Music Therapy

Treatment Modalities:

Individual, Couple, Group

Seminars/Workshops Offered:

Available for Seminars, Conferences, Women's Retreats, Special events. We have private individual Counseling facilities, as well as, are able to host events from small groups of 40 people up to larger events.

Pastors Sandy and Don are available to travel to your location, develop professional presentations and speak on topics of your choice. A few of the presentations we offer are:

Current Events seen through Biblical Interpretation, Finding God's Purpose and Plan for Life, Leadership Challenges, Overcoming Obstacles, Breakout sessions on Issues such as Verbal Abuse, Low Self Esteem, Panic Attacks, Hoarding, Divorce Recovery, Pre-Marital Counseling, Personal and Family Budgeting, Career Paths, Spiritual Struggles, and key note presentations on Hearing God's Voice, Growing in God Deeper, Riding the Rapids of Life to God's Calm Waters, Finding God's Peace, Finding your life purpose, Fulfilling God's plan, Healing for Spirit, Soul and Body, and many more.

For individual Counseling Ministry appointments,

or Seminar/Conference Bookings... please call:

PH: 828-313-0162

For all Emergencies please call 911

or present yourself to your

local Hospital Emergency Room.

We look forward to helping you

find Christ's peace and joy in your life, for

He is RAPHA, the Lord your HEALER! Exodus 15:26

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