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9900 Willows Rd NE
Redmond, WA 98053
United States

402-613-2718

Mental Health Counseling from a Biblical Perspective for Teens, Young Adults, Adults, and Couples in the Redmond and NewCastle areas. Seattle Christian Counseling for Teens & Adults emphasizing God's word with Joshua Loy, MA LMHC and Gabe Davis, M.Div, M.S., LMFT.

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Counseling | New Ground Counseling | Couples

Learn about Teen Counseling and Adult Counseling and the Biblical foundations of our practice.

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”  -Jesus

When dealing with others, Jesus addressed the critical role of the heart.  In Scripture, the heart is the center of our being, spoken of in three faculties: our affections, our thoughts, and our decisions.  These can be summed up by the three images of head, heart, and hands.

 

H E A D

What we tell ourselves, dwell on, and what we believe.

H A N D S

The personal, daily choices that flow out of our heart and mind.  

H E A R T

Our affections, our perceived needs, and what we hope for.

 

Scripture says that we need to turn our heads to believe that which is true.  We need a reorientation of the heart with new affections that mourn evil and rejoice in the truth.  We need hands that consistently live out our inner world in daily, practical ways.


Guiding Values

All counselors hold a set of commitments, ideals, and principles that guide the counseling process.  Here are some key guiding values that we carry into counseling:

1) My Character.  

For the counselor, Who I am is as important as what I do in counseling.  We are only as helpful as our own personal integrity, skills, knowledge, and relationship with God.  Because of this, we invite you to visit the Testimonial pages as well as call with any questions you may have about ourselves and New Ground Counseling.

2) Faith in the person of god.  

Our understanding of God shapes how we view this world, our suffering, past tragedies, reasons for change, and more.  Whether you are a Christian, Catholic, agnostic or unsure – we draw out personal theologies (what we think about God) in counseling.  We believe in the powerful work of Jesus life, death, and resurrection to bring healing and hope to our lives.  

3) Practical, Spiritual Resources.  

We emphasize Christian resources that are spiritual (from God) for our benefit.  These resources include the Holy Spirit, the Bible, prayer, and the local church.  These are powerful, everyday resources that God promises lead to lasting and real change.  Rather than being “mystical” and aloof, we emphasize direct and clear application of these resources in your daily life.

4) The Influence of the Past.  

People are greatly influenced by the past, but need not be defined by or enslaved by the past.  The past may help explain us, but it does not define us.  God offers us real hope and a different future.

5) You as a Whole Person.  

We believe that we are wonderfully made, complex persons, created with many qualities.  We are personal, spiritual, physical, rational, emotional, moral, creative beings with responsibility.  Because of this, help may include one or many of these aspects as we seek to understand you as a whole person.

6) the local church.  

Throughout sessions and at the end of counseling, we emphasize that clients find a local church to invest in.  The church is, by Jesus’ definition, a change-agent that puts skin and bones on words like love, comfort, encouragement, brotherhood, and freedom.  Counseling is a temporary pit stop.  Community in the church is a life-long gift.  (Click Here To Read Testimonials & Stories)