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The goal of the Counseling Ministry is to provide a safe and confidential setting to enable clients to cope and heal emotionally, relationally, and spiritually. New Venture meets the counseling needs of our church and community by offering both Professional Counseling and free Pastoral Counseling.
We’ll help you develop a plan that encourages you through a Bible-based process of growth and change, so you can “live life to its fullest” in Christ.
Professional Counseling is offered at New Venture for people who are in need of becoming mentally, spiritually and emotionally healthy. Our theory of counseling is that the Bible contains principles, insights, and appropriate methods for understanding and resolving the challenges that people face in today’s world. Counseling at New Venture utilize Biblical principles along with the latest psychological interventions and techniques to assist you to overcome difficulties and attain a better quality of life.
Professional Counseling is fee based. Sliding scale and Scholarship appointments are available.
Professional Counselor on Staff: Dennis Estill
Before Your first Appointment
In order to get started in therapy, it is necessary for you to complete some basic paperwork. Anyone choosing to begin therapy should bring the completed forms to their first meeting. Please download the forms, fill them out, and bring them to your first appointment.
NEW CLIENTS – Choose ONLY one set of forms from the following three choices:
What types of counseling do you offer?
We offer counseling for adults, children & teens, families, couples and groups.
Is there a fee for Professional Counseling?
There is a fee of $50.00 per session for professional counseling. All Professional Counselors have a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology or Marriage & Family Therapy. Because our counseling center is ministry based, our fees are substantially lower that the industry standard of $140.00 a session.
Is there a fee for Lay Counseling?
There is no fee for Lay Counseling. The Lay Counselors have all completed a 30 week training coarse and are volunteering their time to provide you Biblical guidance. All we ask is that you commit to a 6 week lay counseling program.
What if I want to make an appointment?
You can call the counseling line at (760) 477-8308. We have morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend appointments available.
What about insurance?
We do not bill insurance, nor do we accept insurance, but we are able to provide you with a receipt that you can turn into your insurance for reimbursement. Please check with your insurance provider for information regarding this. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card.
Do you offer Non-Therapy services?
Yes. We offer Mediation, Conflict Resolution and Life Coaching services, along with many psychoeducational classes (ie. Premarital, Decision Making, Anger Management, and Parenting).