Biblical CounselingI CAN HELP YOU TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE FROM THE INSIDE OUT!
What Clients Are Saying...
Marla is very capable of handling-through the direction of the Holy Spirit-many different needs and issues amongst women. She is not only a counselor for, say, marital problems, but she can also handle eating disorders and family problems. God has a gifted her with a wisdom that can only come from Him. She is smart and curious, very caring and compassionate, but can be tough as well!
Counseling helped me immeasurably! Through the truth of God’s Word and under the direction of the Holy Spirit Marla showed me how to renew my mind by putting off the old nature and putting on life in the Spirit and how surrendering to the Father leads to true freedom! There is freedom in obedience and surrender because our God is trustworthy and sovereign. I am no longer in bondage to my flesh and sin via food addiction and eating disorders and I am truly free like I haven’t been in years – maybe ever! Thank You, Lord, for Marla.Danette
Marla is very sympathetic and patient with
I have a fresh understanding of my biblical identity. I (re)discovered freedom in my faith and don’t feel like I am under as much bondage that I was never meant to hold on to. Counseling made me feel safe and understood. I don’t feel as defensive, and don’t assume what people think of me. Relationship with my husband is much more open and intimate. We understand each other’s strengths and weakness so much more.Anonymous
I feel that my faith and trust in God has grown significantly, resulting in being able to better control my anxiety. She provided great projects, techniques and scripture to help me get through my tough times. By the end of our sessions, I was so glad I had committed to doing this because I feel more confident and in control of my feelings, as well as closer to God.Erin
She displayed a wealth of care and understanding in her prayer time apart from our sessions and in the kinds of
Encouragement to pursue the purpose and passion Abba already placed in my heart. Marla was grounding in giving me support to forge through the strongest desires I’ve ever had that compromise my identity as a faithful wife to my husband. I am still learning what it means to weave through the shards of warfare and learn to find my sole identity in being Loved by the Father.Katie
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Philosophy of Biblical Counseling
A little about my Biblical Counseling Philosophy…
“Psychology reveals; Jesus heals.” -Marilyn Meberg
- I personally believe that healing and health on every level is incomplete without the truth of God’s word and the healing power of the Holy Spirit at work in a believer’s life. Nothing compares to the transformation we experience at the innermost level when we approach God’s Word as our main tool to solve life’s problems.
- The goals of biblical counseling are to help the counselee become the kind of person God desires them to be, and to use the circumstances of the counselee’s life as a starting point to teach them “how to think and act in a way that would please the Lord Jesus Christ.” Colossians 1:28 states, “We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.” God’s desire for the believer (and truly for every man) is that they can be presented to Him being perfect through the redemption of Christ. Galatians 1:10 questions, “For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.” The biblical counselor’s goal is for the counselee to ask, considering my actions, thoughts, and motives, am I pleasing God or man? 1 Corinthians 10:31 should be the believer’s anthem in life, “Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” The goal of biblical counseling is for counselee’s to clearly see a vision of the person God desires them to be, and to begin to change within their current presenting circumstance.
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What You Can Expect
Practical skills for spiritual growth and development: I will equip you and teach you how to handle your situation using God’s Word and strategies that apply to your unique circumstances.
What I Expect
Do your growth projects. I only assign projects, reading and action steps that I truly believe will produce biblical change and that will benefit you.
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