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HELP, HOPE & HEALING

Don't face it alone.

Even devoted Christians can struggle with depression and anxiety. And we aren’t immune to life’s most difficult challenges such as grief and divorce. Counseling at ACAC combines high quality professional therapy with a Biblical perspective while providing a cost-effective option for those in need.

Our counseling resources provide both group and individual therapy resources to help people both inside and outside our church family. Let us know how we can help.

 

Individual/Family/Marital Counseling

The CCC is a non profit ministry that was originated out of the ACAC Counseling Department that provides professional, private counseling. Go to the CCC website for more information or call 855-222-2575 today. Carol Landfried, our Intake Coordinator, will connect you to the right person.

 

Christian Counselors Collaborative Hope During COVID-19 newsletter.

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Support Groups

We hold weekly support groups that allow people who are facing difficult challenges to be Christ to each other and encounter His grace and healing. All groups are confidential. Participants can expect to:

  • give and receive support and accountability
  • keep their hearts and minds aligned with Christ and His teaching
  • be transparent and 'real' with others struggling in similar areas

The following are active groups you can join today:

NOTE: To participate at this time, email [email protected] or call 412-321-4333 ext. 357.

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After Care

After Care is a support group for men and women who have spent time in prison. This group is designed to provide spiritual and relational support to the men and women who attend.

When: Mondays, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Place: Union Place 120
Contact: Sheran White 412-321-4333 x392

By His Grace: A Christian 12-Step Recovery Program for all Addictions

Come one and all. Be it any drug, alcohol or other debilitating fleshly stronghold/addiction. By His Grace you can begin the road to freedom and recovery today. Don’t be discouraged – come join us!

Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required to attend this support group.

Meeting Weekly
When: Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30p
Place: UP 206
Contact: Jerry Cafardi at 412-321-4333 x 391

CIRFC (Christians in Recovery from Codependency): For Women Only

This group serves women who are struggling in painful relationships and interested in exploring personal healing from their codependent behavior. We meet weekly and welcome new women year round. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required to attend this support group.

Meets Weekly
When
: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30p
Place: Union Place 303
Contact: Heidi at 412-321-4333 x389

Every Man's Battle: For Men Struggling with Sexual Addiction

This group helps men struggling with sexual integrity and emotional compromise in relationships. Pre-registration is not required to attend this support group.

Meeting Weekly
When
: Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Place: Union Place 207
Contact: Tom Laird at 412-321-4333 x357

GriefShare: For Those Dealing With Difficult Loss

If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you’ve probably found there are many questions about things you never faced before. Grief Share group meets weekly to help you face these challenges and move forward in the grief process. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required to attend this support group.

Goes Through July 20th
When
: Wednesdays, 6:30p – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Union Place 307
Contact: Sheran White at 412-321-4333 x392 or at [email protected]

Living Single over 50

Life for the older adult can be challenging, especially if you are single. This group is designed to provide a forum to share life’s events openly and freely amongst peers.

Meeting Weekly: September 15 - December 15
When
: Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Place: ZOOM
Contact: 412-321-4333 x357

From Stones to Wildflowers

Thiis group be a six-week workshop for those who are searching for hope and healing through their struggles, including:  childhood matters, stroke, dementia, divorce and abandonment. This workshop is designed to help experience growth, through difficult situations through PRAISE AND PAINTING -  PRAISING God through where we are today and PAINTING through our emotions. $25 for six-week workshop. The supplies including the canvas, paint, brushes, cleaning supplies, will be available on a weekly basis to use. At the end of the six-week workshop, each student will take their finished canvas home.

Meeting Weekly: October 15 - November 15
When
: Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Place: Union Place 205
Contact: Contact Nina Falgione with any questions 724-681-1573

Restored

Restored is a therapy group for people ready to break free from emotional pain. Experience this 12-week journey toward emotional healing through evidence-based and trauma-informed counseling techniques, ancient Christian practice, and the Healing Care model. You will hear from God, lean on Him more fully, and learn tools to navigate your past, present and future with a sense of JOY and PURPOSE.

Group facilitators – Mandy Jabbour and Reena McCormick
Therapy Group Cost: $20 per session

Meeting Weekly: September 15 - December 8
When:
Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
To register: Please call 412-748-1430 or email [email protected].

ACAC family and friends Register before September 1st to ensure you are able to attend

 

We Said Yes

We are pleased to announce a married couples psychoeducation/counseling group beginning soon at ACAC via the CCC. The foundational material will be the Prepare/Enrich program which is based upon the Circumplex model of marital and family systems. The Biblical Workbook will accompany the work and will infuse the word of God into the group dynamic. This will be instrumental in cultivating help, hope and healing for the couples involved.  This 10 week program will allow couples to:

· Develop a social support network for encouragement and accountability

·  Identify areas of strength and growth in their relationship

·  Learn strategies for fostering healthy communication

·  Learn and implement therapeutic tools and resources to enhance their marriage

·  Apply God’s word to their marital endeavors

Starting October 26 | Wednesdays 6-8pm
When: Wednesdays, 6 a.m. - 8 p.m
Where: ACAC UP205
To register: Please call Carol at 855-222-2575
Facilitator: Fabyonne Williams
Cost $30 per session/$300 total for the 10 weeks.  CCC will provide scholarships to cover a portion of cost for lower income couples.