First Care Christian Counseling

Transforming hearts, minds, and lives


  Anxiety is fear in search of a cause. It’s a feeling of hopelessness towards a perceived threat. Ultimately, it’s a desire for something that we can’t have, absolute predictive control. That’s the problem with anxiety and why it can become so gripping. It causes us to chase fervently after something that doesn’t exist. We search and we can’t find it, so we keep searching, harder and harder, despite how...

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It’s always our intention to offer hope and encouragement in any way we can. This is why we’re going to ask you to JOIN US on this journey. We believe in this process so much that we might even call it free therapy! WHO IS IT FOR??? The stressed, the overwhelmed, the stuck, the tired, the I need a change, or the I have no idea what my purpose is people! We hope that you can use this post and allow us to help you navigate...

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Little Me, You Deserve Better Than This   What was it that you needed as a little child? Was if safety? Love? Understanding? Encouragement? Or just someone who believed in you?   How you needed to be treated then is likely linked to how you treat yourself now.  What we learn in childhood greatly affects our view of the world, others, and ourselves as we become adults.  We enter this world as blank slates yearning to be...

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What’s the Big Deal about Journaling? If you’ve ever been to therapy, it’s likely that someone has recommended for you to journal or write things down, and there are some good reasons why. First of all, a pen and a piece of paper are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to emotional journeys or stress-filled lives. There is something beautiful that happens to the mind when a pen and paper collide. There used to...

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The Beautiful Mess of Adoption Adoption: such a beautiful way to create or expand a family. It’s so wonderful that, aside from the endless amounts of paperwork and home visits, it’s really hard to see the difficult side of it. I mean, what could not be beautiful about giving a loving home to a child or completing a family? That’s what we all think and feel, and it’s what adoptive families believe society feels...

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Boundaries for Kids. 4 Reasons Why You Might Not be Setting Them If you’re a parent, you’ve heard the word “boundaries,” but whether or not you have them or enforce them is a different story. We know that boundary setting is not for the faint of heart, but it is necessary and beneficial for many reasons. Along with raising three children, we’ve always been a dog owning family too, but we haven’t always been a fence owning...

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