COUNSELING


MISSION STATEMENT

Our passion is to provide quality, accessible, and comprehensive Christian focused counseling to individuals, couples and families. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we use biblical truth and professional skills to therapeutically impact the client’s spiritual growth, emotional healing, and psychological well being. 

 

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” – Matthew 11:28-29

 


CELEBRATION 'S MISSION IS TO SERVE MEANS TO MINISTER AND COUNSEL PEOPLE WHO ARE:

  • Overwhelmed by the pressures and stresses of life.
  • Attempting to build and strengthen a healthy personal identity.
  • build and strengthen healthy relationships, fulfilling marriages, and meaningful parent-child relationships.
  • Seeking a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in their existence.

 

 

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

In life everyone will go through different challenges. No matter what you are walking through, the Celebration Care ministry wants to encourage and help you on your journey.

 

  • Are you struggling with depression?
  • Do you want to talk to a biblical counselor?
  • Are you having trouble getting over a divorce?
  • Have you lost a loved one?
  • Are you struggling with an addiction?

 



CELEBRATION CHURCH TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND EFFECTIVE SERVICES MEANS:

  • Counseling is completely professional and wholly integrated and consistent with Christian beliefs and values.
  • All people regardless of age, race, sex, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic status are treated with respect, empathy, and acceptance.
  • The morals of the Christian faith and the ethics of the Church’s governing boards are thoughtfully affirmed and carefully followed.

SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Our goal is to provide you with the best quality services in a warm, caring environment.

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELING

Marital and family counselors help individuals, couples, and families to deal with issues from a Christian perspective. Our counseling includes:

  • relationships
  • substance abuse
  • grief
  • marital conflict
  • divorce
  • financial matters

 

To the extent possible, counselors are assigned according to their areas of expertise.

 

PRE-MARITAL COUNSELING

Becoming One consists of six to eight hours of intense counseling and a PREPARE compatibility assessment of critical areas of married life:

  • Communication
  • Religious Orientation
  • Family and Friends
  • Family Closeness
  • Family Flexability
  • Equalitarian Roles
  • Personality Issues

 

Becoming One is required prior to marriages performed at Briarwood and appointment must be made at least three months prior to the wedding.

 

CAREER TRANSITION

Individuals dealing with layoffs, downsizing and other career transition issues are assisted in approaching these issues from a Christian perspective.


MEET OUR COUNSELER

Emmanuel Seals is a native of Fairhope


 He has a Masters Degree in Christian Counseling and Family Ministry. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.  He is certified in Mental Health First AID. Emmanuel teaches Mental First Aid to state and federal law enforcement agencies. He is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management. and is a member of the Baldwin County Critical Incident Stress Management Team. He is also a member of the Baldwin County Crisis Intervention Team. Emmanuel worked as a counselor for the Upward Bound Program. He has worked as a youth minister, served on national and international worship teams, and has done mission work in South Korea. Emmanuel lives with his wife Ellie and their six children in his childhood home in Fairhope. 

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