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Christ Centered Counselling

As you navigate the difficulties of life, I am here to walk with you, listen, help you process, and point you to Jesus.

Life in this broken world results in personal and interpersonal hardships for each of us. Jesus Christ knows those hardships, cares about us, and enters in. I see him bring about significant changes in my life, and in the lives of others as we know him better through the power of the Spirit and the wisdom of Scripture.

What Characterises my Approach?

My counselling approach takes into account the whole person, body and soul, as I seek to hear and understand deeply. Each one of us is simultaneously struggling against difficulties, growing towards glory, and failing in our walk, but God is always present in the process. My goal is to provide a safe and loving space to discover hope, healing, and a way forward, informed by God's wisdom.

I believe in the sufficiency of knowing Christ for navigating this life, and God in his Word graciously reveals him to us. He gives us ways of understanding the nature of things: who he is, who we are as people, what is wrong with the world, and what we are called to. These truths orient our understanding, make sense of what we are facing, and give us clarity and a vision for what change will look like. I use Biblical categories to shape my understanding and frame my approach but this does not mean that Scripture is exhaustive. I seek to be well informed of, critically engage with, and be challenged by secular models, in order to sharpen my thinking and improve my practice.

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This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished, but it is going on, this is not the end, but it is the road. All does not yet gleam in glory, but all is being purified.
Martin Luther