19 episodes

Join us as we engage with life from a Biblical and psychological perspective. The Village Church Counselling Podcast will build your understanding of relatable topics, as well as give practical help in these areas for your everyday life. Topics include: Relationships, depression, anxiety, grief, pornography, managing stress, pain and suffering, and more. Dr. Josh Kruse (Pastor of Counselling) along with Hilary Evans (Clinical Counsellor) will speak into these areas and respond to your feedback for questions and topics going forward.

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    • Mental Health
    • 4.9 • 20 Ratings

Join us as we engage with life from a Biblical and psychological perspective. The Village Church Counselling Podcast will build your understanding of relatable topics, as well as give practical help in these areas for your everyday life. Topics include: Relationships, depression, anxiety, grief, pornography, managing stress, pain and suffering, and more. Dr. Josh Kruse (Pastor of Counselling) along with Hilary Evans (Clinical Counsellor) will speak into these areas and respond to your feedback for questions and topics going forward.

    19. Understanding Pursuers and Withdrawers

    19. Understanding Pursuers and Withdrawers

    In marriage there are typically two styles of communication--pursuing and withdrawing--and it is important to understand what each style experiences to better work with each other.  We talk about the messages that pursuers and withdrawers tell themselves and ways to fold these into conversations as a couple that can help build understanding and connection.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 14 min
    18. Parenting and Attachment

    18. Parenting and Attachment

    Attachment is about the bond we have in significant relationships and it impacts how we parent and what our kids need from us.  We talk about the circle of security and the importance of being bigger, stronger, wiser, and kind so our children can thrive.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 18 min
    17. Battling Negative Thinking

    17. Battling Negative Thinking

    Our thinking is connected to what we feel and our actions, so it is important to make sure our thinking is healthy.  We talk about types of negative thinking, testing our thoughts, reflecting on how we are thinking, evaluating the impact of our thoughts, and coaching ourselves well.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 15 min
    16. Working With Fear

    16. Working With Fear

    Fear shows up in a variety of ways and it is important to understand it and learn to work with it so it doesn't control us.  We talk about fear in our brain, the purpose of fear, and practical questions to ask ourselves to manage fear.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 11 min
    15. Getting Unstuck in Marriage Conflict

    15. Getting Unstuck in Marriage Conflict

    This episode builds on episode 5 (Relationship Patterns) in learning to find our way out of negative patterns.  We talk about recognizing the pattern, taking ownership, seeking understanding, and helping meet needs.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 15 min
    14. Habits and Your Brain

    14. Habits and Your Brain

    Habits are formed on a brain level and it is important to work with our brains to lean towards healthy habits and lean away from unhealthy habits.  We talk about the reward system in our brain and practical steps in avoiding unhealthy habits.


    Have any questions or feedback after listening? Email us at counselling@thisisvillagechurch.com.


    Learn more about Village Church at thisisvillagechurch.com.

    • 13 min

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