In this episode, Tres discusses how to find a counselor or therapist if you are seeking mental health services. He talks about some practical steps you can take to find a provider who accepts your insurance as well as some other resources available for those looking to find help they can afford. For more, read the article: How to Find a Counselor.
In this episode, Tres discusses the topic of depression, its symptoms, and the various resources available for those struggling with depression. See this article for more information. If you are suicidal or have a mental health emergency, dial: 988
In this episode, Tres discusses the importance of providing spiritually-integrated care and counseling that is client-centered. This doesn't mean that counselors of faith have to leave their convictions at the door, but keeping the focus on the client and learning about who they are spiritually can allow us to connect with them on a deeper level, and even inspire them to foster a closer relationship with God on their own. For more on this topic, see our episode on pastoral counseling.
In this episode, Tres talks about the art of reflective listening, a foundational skill for any counseling approach. Reflective listening is a powerful tool that can be used by pastors, leaders, volunteers, and anyone who wants to help those in need. The content from this episode is an excerpt from the Pastoral Care Specialist program, a new spiritually-integrated mental health aid training for healers in a variety of settings.