The Counseling department at Catholic Social Services provides a number of counseling services to address a variety of counseling needs in our community. The following is a list of counseling services provided:
- Some individuals are lonely and unhappy a great deal of the time. They may have difficulty in fitting in or adjusting to new people or new situations. A person whose problems are getting them down frequently loses sight of what they can do to improve their situation. Through counseling, individuals learn to discover or rediscover their potential and improve the quality of their lives.
- Some families are lonely and unhappy a great deal of the time. They may have difficulty in fitting in or adjusting to new people or new situations. A family whose problems are getting them down frequently loses sight of what they can do to improve their situation. Through counseling, families learn to discover or rediscover their potential and improve the quality of their lives.
- This counseling service focuses on resolving friction, quarreling, abuse and lack of communication; issues which create an unhappy atmosphere. Couples can be aided in exploring what is causing the difficulty and working towards a healthier home environment for all family members.
Pre-Marriage and Post Annulment Counseling
- This counseling service addresses a couple’s emotional, spiritual and practical needs in order to enter into a mature and lasting marriage.
- This counseling helps families relive the pressures of daily living, internal stress and loss of control by family members which all lead to tensions and emotional upheaval.
Anger Management Counseling
- This counseling service is based upon the Social Learning model that people learn diverse ways that learning is life-long. Non-Violent methods of assisting persons to manage angry thoughts, feelings and behaviors are taught and discussed with participants.
- Project Rachel is named for the Old Testament figure who wept inconsolably over the loss of her child. A trained counselor assists the person in sorting out their feelings and dealing with unresolved conflicts. Through this program, the person can also be put in touch with a priest/spiritual director as requested.
- An unexpected pregnancy may cause one to panic and feel their entire world is falling apart. Pregnancy counseling is available to every pregnant woman regardless of age, race, religion or marital status. Supportive counseling is also offered to anyone affected by the pregnancy.
Suicide Survivors Group
- Group support dedicated to understanding the issues of survivors of suicide and incorporating these in suicide prevention efforts. Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 7-8:15 PM