Is there a difference in having pastors who can counsel, compared to hiring a licensed counselor? Should churches hire counselors on staff? How would that even work? Is it allowed? Kristen Kansiewicz joins us to discuss these topics and more!
Kristen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Lynn, MA and has been the on-staff counselor at East Coast International Church since 2005. She is passionate about helping churches provide quality, professional emotional care within their own setting and is committed to bringing accessible care to pastors and their families through online mental health consultation and coaching.
Steve Austin is an author, speaker, and life coach who is passionate about helping overwhelmed people learn to catch their breath. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, "Catching Your Breath," and "From Pastor to a Psych Ward." Steve lives with his wife and two children in Birmingham, Alabama.
Suicide, the Woman at the Well, & You
6 Mistakes When Reading about Women in the Bible
The Truth about Millennials and Church
Christianity: My ‘but’ always gets in the way…
No, You Don’t Have to Go to Church. Here’s Why…
I’m a recovering pastor. This is my confession.
What if My Church Mess is All in My Head?
The Silent Church Failed Me When I was Suicidal