SERVICES & PROGRAMS
20% of individuals with acute mental illness agree their mental illness made/makes it difficult to understand salvation
Most pastors indicate they personally know one or more people who have been diagnosed with clinical depression (74%), bipolar disorder (76%), and schizophrenia (45%)
Systemic Mental Health Consultation in the church is a social-emotional and strength-based psychological approach to faith-centered clinical mental health care that is simultaneously co-located, collaborative, and integrated within the church. The goal of Systemic Mental Health Consultation in the church is to improve and promote overall mental wellness and reduce stigma of mental health. – Dr. Debbie
23% of pastors indicate they have personally struggled with mental illness of some kind
22% of pastors agree that they are reluctant to get involved with those with acute mental illness because of strained time and resources
Conduct research on mental health resources for faith-based organizations and provide a one-hour curriculum on social and emotional health to enhance clergy knowledge and reduce stigma.
Coordinate with willing and collaborative churches to set a training schedule to educate congregation on mental health and stigma prevention.
59% of pastors have counseled one or more people who were eventually diagnosed with an acute mental illness
66% Protestant senior pastors seldom speak to their congregation about mental illness (Life Way Research, 2014).
Conduct training of church clergy, leader, and volunteers on the importance of faith and quality mental health care.
Provide reflective coaching calls to church clergy, leader, and volunteers.
PFG provides trainings to churches, nonprofits, and community agencies on the following topics:
What is Mental Health?
What is Infant Mental Health?
Birth Equity in Family Therapy
Family Therapy Birth Care Strategies
Reproductive Justice in Family Therapy
Ages & Stages Questionnaire 3 & SE
Narrative Therapy & Tuning One's Ear
Reflective Practice/ Supervision
Solution-Focused Brief Family Therapy
Intergenerational trauma/ epigenetics
Compassion Fatigue & Burnout
Meditation & Mindfulness
Inner work through Mindfulness
Starting a Mental Health Ministry
"It is now clear to me that the family is a microcosm of the world. To understand the world, we can study the family: issues such as power, intimacy, autonomy, trust, and communication skills are vital parts underlying how we live in the world. To change the world is to change the family." - Virginia Satir
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Birth Equity Toolkit
Free resources for students interested in prenatal & postnatal mental health.
Marriage & Family Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)