The work of the counselling service aims to make a fair assessment of the specific situation of the individual person and to identify the possibilities without rushing to offer ready-made solutions.
Responding to the needs of individual people
Evangelical Church and its diaconal social service have always worked in a
variety of special ways to relieve the suffering of people in need. Psychological
counselling is regarded as a part of its responsibility for pastoral care.
This represents a response from the church
to concrete situations of urgent need affecting the lives of children, young
people and their parents, or of families, couple and individuals. The
integrated working method of the church counselling centres means that a
variety of offers of help and support are available, to accompany people as
they look for a way to find meaning and success in life.
The work of the counselling service aims to
make a fair assessment of the specific situation of the individual person and
to identify the possibilities without rushing to offer ready-made solutions.
of the church counselling centres employs staff with a variety of expertise in
the psycho-social field. This diversity guarantees there is a broad range of
specialist services on offer. A high professional standard is maintained and
developed through regular training sessions and supervision.
counselling centres can be used without reference to health insurance
companies, youth welfare offices or other institutions. The counselling centres are open to everyone,
regardless of their religion or nationality.
In order to ensure confidentiality, the staff are bound by rules of
professional secrecy. The counselling
sessions are free of charge.
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