Mental Health Needs

Informational brochures for dealing with mental health issues.

Ask a Therapist - This flyer gives you important questions to ask counselors when you seek counseling and don’t have access to WELS counselors.

Christian or Non-Christian Counselor - This flyer outlines potential concerns when a counselor is not a Christian, or is a Christian but not of your faith.

Mental Health Issues - This flyer will guide you when you believe you might need counseling for mental health issues.

Therapy Models - This pamphlet helps you sort out psychological terms and distinguish between different counseling processes.

When to Refer - This flyer is written to help pastors determine when a member is in need of other forms of counseling in addition to the spiritual counseling he offers.

The WELS/ELS Christian Therapist Network- contains a listing of therapists in fellowship with the WELS and the ELS throughout the nation. Another resource for WELS called workers and their families, and for members of WELS churches is Christ-centered counseling through WLCFS Christian Family Solutions.  Such counseling is available at an office, or through a secure online service called Member Assistance Program (MAP). Those looking for WELS operated addictions recovery groups can find a listing of AODA Recovery groups in the Midwest  on the WLCFS Christian Family Solutions Web page.

Responding to the Spiritual Impact of Child Abuse- Freedom for the Captives is a WELS Special Ministries taskforce that provides resources for survivors of child sexual abuse, and for churches and their leaders who desire to minister faithfully when cases of such abuse become known.  A wide variety of resources can be found on the Freedom for the Captives website, www.freedomforcaptives.comResponding to the Spiritual Impact of Child Abuse makes clear the need for such resources.  It can be printed out for presentations or sharing with individuals to make them aware of the need for Christians to respond in a godly manner, and to introduce them to the website.

Conquerors through Christ-  Conquerors through Christ (CtC) is a WELS Special Ministries taskforce to help Christians deal with the temptations and devastation caused by Internet pornography.  A wide variety of resources and videos can be found on the CtC website, conquerorsthroughchrist.net.  This brochure can be printed to share with groups or to help someone find the resources and support they need to deal with this problem.


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Help for Mental IllnessDownload 
Therapy ModelsDownload 
When to ReferDownload 
Christian or Non-Christian CounselorDownload 
Ask a TherapistDownload 
Conquerors through ChristDownload 
Responding to the Spiritual Impact of Child AbuseDownload