Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute
OCCI


Counseling Services...


Our multidisciplinary staff provide individual, couples, and family counseling across the lifespan and focusing on:


Anxiety and Stress

ADHD

Depression

Marital and relationship issues

Anger Management

Grief, separation, and loss

Parent-child conflict

Low self-esteem & emotional deprivation

Problem solving, communication, and coping skills

Social skills development, learning problems and school consultation

Life & work transition issues

Trauma

Speaker’s Bureau


OCCI members offer seminars, lectures and retreats on a variety of topics. Presentations are grounded in the Orthodox Christian faith, while also informed by current psychological theory and practice.  Presentations are often interactive with the audience by involving participants in discussions, individual exercises, and small group breakouts. Below is a list of sought after topics that our associates currently offer.  Other topics of interest can be developed by request. 

Family

 Cultural Struggles for Today’s Orthodox                   Christian Family

Finding Harmony in Family Life Today: Implementing Your Faith

Having a "Great" Lent at any stage of life


Marriage

Journey of Marriage:  Premarital Counseling Curriculum of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

Living Your Marriage as an Orthodox Christian Couple

Attending to Your Marriage and Looking out for Pitfalls

Marriage: The Path to Salvation

The Impact of Miscarriage and Infertility on Marriage


Parenting

Parenting the New Teen and Young Adult

How to Talk to Children about Purity

Raising a "Can-Do" Kid: What the bible and Church traditions teach us about instilling confidence, control and compassion in kids

Strategies to Help Your Child with Bullying

Raising a Responsible Child

Helping Children Cope with Grief & Loss

Screen Time: The Impact of Technology on children & adolescents


Self Care

Compassion Fatigue: Identifying & Addressing the Needs of the Clergy and Presbyteras

Screen Time: The Impact of Technology on Health & Wellness

Simplifying Your Life: Relieving Stress in a Mutiny Against Excess

Digital Fasting: Abstaining from Technology during Lent

Living Your Best Life: An Orthodox View of Mental Health

Dealing with Holiday Stress

Taking Charge of Your Life with God’s Help

Handling Stress and Anxiety in Balance with Our Faith

Depression or Faith Crisis?: Understanding Clinical Depression and Methods of Treatment

Therapeutic Tools for Daily Living:  An Orthodox Perspective

Spirituality & Self Help: An Orthodox Approach to Emotional Wellness