Q: What is Christian Counseling?
A: Christian counseling is a therapy focus area centering on intertwining the disciplines of faith and psychology to provide an approach to mental and emotional health that pulls from biblical teachings. Practitioners of this style of counseling incorporate religious scripture and teachings to guide you through challenging life issues. When facing turbulent life events, integrating and strengthening your faith may be the missing piece in finding proper treatment. A Christian counselor can help you to navigate life’s challenges in ways that respect your faith.
Q: Are all your staff Christian?
A: Yes. All of our staff acknowledge personal faith in Jesus Christ.
Q: Do I have to be a Christian to use your services?
A: No. Our services are available to everyone.
Q: How do I refer someone to CLEP Christian Counseling Center?
A: Most of our clients find us through referrals from friends, family and pastors. We always welcome new clients with open arms. If you know someone who might benefit from our services, invite them to contact us at Christiancounseling@cleponline.org.
Q: How long do I have to wait to see someone?
A: Generally your appointment will be within a week or two of your initial contact. Emergencies will be given priority and generally are seen within 48 hours.
Q: How much does Christian Counseling cost?
A: The fees are based on household income. We also have an option called “Biblical encouragement (4 free sessions).” Please review the intake packet for pricing. We always work to accommodate our counselees at every level of their lives. If there are any concerns about pricing please discuss it during your initial contact before scheduling.
Q: How long does Christian counseling take?
A: The length of counseling depends on many factors and is primarily determined by the nature of your issue and your level of motivation.
Q: Does CLEP Christian counseling offer professional mental health services?
A: Although our staff is certified to offer these services all counseling is provided in accordance with the biblical principles adherence to any local or national psychological or psychiatric association.
Q: Does CLEP Christian Counseling Center prescribe medication?