Indian Run United Methodist Church offers short term Counseling for individuals, couples, and families. These services are provided by the Church Pastor and the Director of Care Ministry, Alice Gulker, who is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. After an extended initial discussion of the issue(s) involved, a mutual decision will be reached as to whether to continue on a short term basis with a pastor or the Director of Care Ministries or be referred to a mental health professional in the community for longer term professional assistance. If the latter situation is the case, the Pastor or Director of Care Ministry will assist in making an appropriate referral.
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
- How much does it cost? There is no cost for short term counseling at Indian Run United Methodist Church.
- How do I make an appointment? The best way to make the initial appointment is to call the church office to speak with a member of the care staff, as each maintains his/her own schedule. There is some flexibility in scheduling evening appointments, if necessary.