You are not alone

As we continue in this challenging time due to the coronavirus, we are incredibly grateful for your prayers and support. We want to be a resource of hope and encouragement to you as well.

We want to remind you of truth. Jesus overcome sin and death and He is still in control today. Sovereign over every detail. Our shield and defender. Our comforter and friend.

The changes brought on because of the health crisis will affect each of us differently. Triggers to past trauma. Job loss or financial insecurity. Relationships complicated by sheltering in place together. Isolation from family and friends. Depression. Anxiety.

You are navigating uncharted territory. But you are not alone. Encompass counselors are just a phone call away to support you.

Our dedicated therapists support individuals and families with mental health and relationship concerns. We’re also here to help with increased anxiety and other struggles due to COVID-19. Counseling services are available for children, teens and adults through our new confidential telemental health option.

In the days and weeks ahead, our experienced Encompass clinicians will also be sharing resources to help keep you encouraged and connected. Check back frequently for our latest information.

View COVID-19 resources.

Parenting from the heart

Encompass Christian Counseling, a ministry of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio, is hosting a four-week parenting series called Parenting from the Heart on Mondays at Parkview Christian Church in Wooster.

Designed for parents with children of all ages, we’ll focus on topics relevant to raising today’s kids. Encompass’ clinicians will teach practical skills and strategies to help manage emotions and behaviors. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to connect with other parents.

February 17 with Michele Valois, MA, LPC
Social Media Rules of Engagement:
The consequences of sharing inappropriate pics

February 24 with Dave Hicks, MA, LPCC-S
The Heart of Parenting a Youth with Trauma

March 2 with Frank Yost, MA, LPC
What’s Really Happening in Your Child’s Brain:
No, your two-year-old isn’t oppositional and your 16-year-old isn’t arguing just to argue.

March 9 with Marecia Harris, MSW, LSW
The Heart of Parenting a Youth with Depression or Anxiety

Sessions are free. Sign up for one or all four. RSVPs required for adults and kids.
Pizza dinner and childcare (ages 5-12) provided.

RSVP to Kandy Frame at 330.345.7949 or framek@ccho.org by the Friday before your session of choice.