Ethics and Religion Talk: What kind of counseling do you do?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 07-01-2024 under OPINION

I assume that if you are clergy, part of your job is personal counseling. Have you ever engaged in spiritual direction/advising with someone of a different religion? Would that even work? Would you insist that they seek out such services within...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Psychological counseling vs. spiritual counseling

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 07-16-2018 under OPINION

"What is the difference between spiritual and psychological counseling?” Father Kevin Niehoff, O.P., a Dominican priest who serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Grand Rapids, responds: “Spiritual counseling focuses on...

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Safe and Supported program offers free therapy for LGBTQ youth

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Pride Center, in their partnership with Arbor Circle, is now offering free therapy and counseling services for LGBTQ youth.  While the Pride Center has offered support services for several years, the Safe and Supported program...

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Help for Marriages in Crisis

by (Retrouvaille Gr...)

Submitted 09-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Julie had her eye on the cute boy with long dark hair all through high school. They were friends, but it wasn’t until the end of their senior year that Tony Gessner thought Julie had actually turned “hot.” By that time she had...

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