Counseling

You don’t have to weather the transition alone.
When you or someone you love is troubled by depression, marital or relationship problems, addiction, or a vague sense that life is out of control, we can help.

At Shepherd’s Staff Ministry, Inc., professional support is available, with fees based on your ability to pay.

Shepherd’s Staff Ministry specializes in supporting and counseling clergy. Dr. Maurice Graham is a skilled therapist who cares about your emotional and spiritual well-being as well as your effectiveness in ministry.

Call us for a confidential consultation at 804-327-0707.

Confidentiality
Dr. Graham is a fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Inc. and an Approved Supervisor and Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, is bound by its Code of Ethics and licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist by Virginia. He is subject to laws related to privileged communication and confidentiality.

Cost of Pastoral Counseling
Fees for pastoral counseling are based on the amount of time involved and the type of help needed. Ordinarily, appointments are once or twice a week and last about 45 – 50 minutes. Shepherd’s Staff Ministry, Inc. has an adjustable fee scale based on income and general ability to pay. In some instances it is possible to have psychotherapy partly covered by health insurance. It is part of our mission to turn no one away who is in need of counseling because of their inability to pay the counseling fees. The cost of counseling is discussed carefully at some point during the first interview and a mutual agreement is reached before the actual counseling begins.