The Counseling Ministry at BCC makes available one-on-one individual, children, marriage, couple and family counseling. Our pastor provides support by assisting members in all areas of living including grief, relationships, emotional, physical & spiritual challenges, and personal growth-related issues
Who provides the counseling?
Counseling is provided by the ministerial staff at BCC which is comprised of trained pastors, counselors, professional counselors and other mental health professionals.
What can I expect?
Counseling is provided in a confidential, non-judgmental environment where each person is treated with the utmost respect and dignity. Expect to have your thoughts, feelings, and concerns taken seriously. Expect to learn more about yourself and God. Expect to experience change.
How long can I use this service?
Although sometimes only one meeting is needed, we offer short term counseling usually lasting 6-8 sessions. Each session is scheduled for 1 hour for individual and 1.5 hours for couples and families. For situations requiring more in-depth needs, referrals are made to community resources or service agencies.
What types of services are provided? Schedule an Appointment
One on One Counseling:
- Building Biblical Marriage Behaviors
- Depression & Anger Management
- Stress & Spiritual Growth Challenges
- Personal Christian Life Coaching
Support Groups are provided for:
- Addiction & Recovery
- Divorce Care
- Grief Support
- Healthy for Life
- Marriage Communication
- Pre-Marriage Certification
Exclusions Regarding Counseling Services
The Counseling Ministry offers Christian & Biblical support to the members of Bolton Community Church. Services which require professional care (mental illness, multiple personality disorders and other psychological concerns) are referred to licensed therapist, psychologist and /or psychiatrist in the local area.
How do you handle cases when a person is threatening suicide?
Individuals are immediately referred to the:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
This source is a free 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center.
How do you handle cases when a person is a victim of domestic violence?
Individuals are asked to immediately call 911 when they feel their life is being threatened and contact:
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