Counseling Is A Part Of Soul Care Essay

941 Words May 6th, 2016 4 Pages
A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, but a man of understanding draws it out “(Proverbs 20:5 NASB). Counseling is a way of administering to a person’s soul. Counseling involves assisting an individual in taking responsibility of his or her destiny. Counseling is a part of soul care that involves the body, mind, and soul. In order for counseling to be effective there must “healing, sustaining, reconciling, and guiding.” Therefore, as Christian counselors that engage in counseling we must remember that we cannot fix everyone problem, but God as equipped other disciplines to aid in assisting an individual to become whole.
This paper will briefly discuss the client’s affect, behavior, mental status, presenting problem, histories of family, social, work status, medical, and counseling.
1.Demographic Description of the Client
Mrs. Glen is a 38 year- old female, born and reared in South Carolina. She is black married and is childless, and lives with her spouse. She was placed in a foster home at birth, but later adopted by a middle class family. She has lived in South Carolina her entire life according to her recollection. Mrs. G. considers herself heterosexual. She attends a Baptist church regularly. And, she has a master degree and currently pursuing a second master degree.
2. Presenting Problem
Mrs. G. came to counseling because she was dealing with “My adopted family has always been loving and supportive but there is the desire to find my biological…

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