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Our counseling ministry focuses on the healing of emotional brokenness and overcoming dysfunctional behavioral patterns that plague so many relationships today.  We have a passion for helping individuals achieve the emotional and spiritual health necessary to bring about the kind of balance to their lives that affords them the ability to reach their full potential individually and within the marriage/family system dynamic.
Dr. Alvin Powell Pastoral Counseling Ministries
Getting Started



Initial Consultation – In Office. The first session, whether in our Maryland Office is always an interview where you can share the issues the issues that have led you to seek help. It is an open-ended sessions where we try to gain understanding of the situation so we can formulate and propose the best ministry plan.


Typical questions addressed include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • “How would you perceive your relationship with God today? 

  • “What is your family history?”

  • “Do you see issues in your life that seem to be generational”

  • (For couples): “What are the major issues you are dealing with?”

  • (For families): “What behaviors do you see in your children that are a concern?

  • “Are there ‘issues’ in your life (depression, anger, fear, addictions, pornography, etc) that you’ve not gotten victory over?”

  • Client’s understanding of spiritual warfare

  • Personal or family history in the occult

  • Synopsis of major relationships/marriages and why they ended

  • Past and present use of psychotropic medications

  • Past counseling experiences and / or healing processes


To get started download and fill-out the the documents below and bring to your first appointment:



 New Client Enrollment Form

Pastoral Counseling Service Agreement

Financial Matters

12 Steps to Wholeness

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