Westmont Family Counseling Ministries was founded 30 years ago by David Walker, the associate pastor of the Westmont Presbyterian Church, as a mission program. The pastor’s idea was simple: to provide counseling services to people who needed it, beyond what he was able to provide as a clergyperson. The program quickly expanded and became a … Continue reading Coming up on Oct. 3: 30 Years of Memories, featuring Matthew Goerke of The Memory Switch!
One of the most popular forms of counseling offered by Westmont Family Counseling Ministries is couples counseling, which helps committed couples work on issues in their relationship so that they are happier together. What’s more, it’s usually covered by health insurance. Here’s more about what you should know when considering couples counseling. Who can benefit … Continue reading What You Should Know about Couples Counseling
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a relatively new form of therapy that’s helpful to people who have experienced trauma or a disturbing life experience that is interfering with their mental health. What’s more, EMDR works much faster than conventional psychotherapy, allowing many people to experience relief in just a few sessions. At Westmont … Continue reading Using EMDR to Overcome Trauma
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has designated May 13-19 as Prevention Week, with the theme of “Action Today. Healthier Tomorrow.” This national observance is dedicated to helping people understand more about substance use prevention and positive mental health. At Westmont Family Counseling Ministries, we help people of all ages who … Continue reading Prevention Week: Stopping a Problem Before It Starts
Westmont Family Counseling Ministries is once again getting ready to participate in the Highmark Walk For A Healthy Community, which is set for May 19, 2018! Since its inception in 2003, the Highmark Walk has raised over $12.1 million for non-profit organizations in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Johnstown walk has been going strong for eight … Continue reading Support WFCM at this year’s Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community