Bring Hope and Life
Use your counseling skills to serve marginalized people who may have never seen the love of Jesus lived out.
Years of war and high levels of stressful life experiences like poverty and family violence mean more than 50% of the population here live with high levels of distress. Available services for mental health are in short supply.
Counselor, Central Asia
Just as in our home countries, in the fragile, central Asian country where I live and work, there is a growing realization of how important mental health is. Years of war and high levels of stressful life experiences like poverty and family violence mean more than 50% of the population here live with high levels…Read More
My housemate and I have taken leadership of the strategic initiative to “open additional pathways of care for those with mental and emotional health needs.” The gap in care for people with mental health needs is huge—a recent study in this country showed up to 95% of those needing care do not get it. Among…Read More
When I first arrived in South East Asia, this is what I thought underage sex work looked like: a ‘pimp’ visits a poor family struggling to make ends meet. He kindly offers to give the teenage daughter a good job in a city restaurant. When the girl arrives in the big city she is instead…Read More
Edward and Inga* are counseling trainers in East Asia.They seek to empower local believers to bring healing to broken hearts. As a result of rapid social change, the heart needs in their country are massive. The national church is growing fast, but many believers carry deep inner wounds and the divorce rate is high. Wise…Read More
I see Isaiah 61 as my life verse. It talks about binding up the broken-hearted and setting the prisoners free. And I feel like being in the field of psychology I’m able to help set people free from the bondage they’ve grown up with or the things they’ve experienced and need to be freed from.
Interserve Partner and Psychologist, South Asia
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Help heal the wounds of trauma. Identify needs, develop training materials, and provide support and mentoring to locals as they develop their counseling skills.