There are Christian counselors available for most any situation. When choosing a Christian counselor find one who basis his or her advice on biblical wisdom. Wisdom taken from the Bible is both timely and practical. Almost any situation that may arise in your life has been addressed in the Bible. Well trained professional counselors that depend on the the Bible can offer a wealth of knowledge.
Using Christian Career Counseling
Make use of the Christian career counseling that may be available at your church. Church Christian career counselors can be an exceptional source of wisdom. They not only base their guidance on the Bible but are often less expensive than a counselor found in the phone book.
Christian Premarital Counseling
For a Christian couple choosing Christian premarital counseling over secular or worldly counseling is a "no-brainer" so to speak. Christian premarital counseling is biblically centered and touches on almost any situation that could arise in a marriage. It provides practical, well tested advice and essential methods of dealing with everyday life.
Seeking Christian Marriage Counselors
And if you do find that after several years of marriage you have hit a road bump, again seek counsel from professionally trained Christian marriage counselors. In marriage there are numerous responsibilities, outside pressures and many distractions that can cause a divide between you and your mate. As a Christian you should seek the advice of another Christian. Do not look to self help books or watch "Oprah" or "Dr. Phil" on TV and expect those "advisers" will solve everything for you. Go directly to the Lord in prayer and in His word for answers. Christian marriage counselors that are trained and certified will give you Biblically sound advice.
Seek direction from your pastor. They are usually very qualified as a Christian marriage counselor. He may feel you need to visit a professional and will be able to recommend one for you. Personal testimonials or references are the best way to choose a counselor. Saving your marriage is the ultimate desired result.
If the fees for counseling are a challenge for you talk to the counselor. I am sure they can work out a payment plan or fee that may be more acceptable. They realize that finances can cause pressure on a recent college graduate, newlywed or married couple with children. Your life's goals and trials are God's concern also and He wants you to succeed as much as you do.