Faith & Therapy
Centre Marriage & Relational Therapy believes that faith is an integral part of who we are and as such is an integral part of treatment. We also believe in respecting the diversity of faith that individuals hold, even if they are different from our own. We try to be open and honest about our Christian beliefs and how they inform us in providing treatment. We make every effort to meet clients where they are in their own spiritual journey, not forcing our own beliefs on anyone but allowing you as the client to set the degree and pace in which faith is, or isn’t, a part of therapy. In an effort to be upfront about our beliefs, we outline the core of our theology here so that you can be informed as to where we stand in our own faith experiences.
Again Centre Marriage & Relational Therapy would like to affirm that if you do not wish faith or spirituality to be a part of treatment, that is your choice. We simply want to make you aware of our our faith position so that you can make that determination yourself.
“In essentials Unity, In non-essentials Diversity, In all things, Christ.”
We affirm the core tenants of the Christian faith as outlined traditionally in the Apostles’ Creed:
I believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended into hell.
On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
and he will come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy Christian Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.