Wellness

For those pursuing emotional and relational wellness. The fee for participation in a Marriage Enrichment Class, Support Group, or Personal Development Class is $20 and covers all curriculum.

Sign up below using the “Register Here” button, call our Counseling Center office at (816) 554-0944 or Email us.

The information you provide for registration is completely confidential and under HIPAA compliance. If you would feel more comfortable registering privately, please don’t hesitate to contact our Counseling Center office and we would be glad to assist you.

Fall 2018 Schedule

 TimeDatesLocationAvailability
Pre-Engagement/Premarital WorkshopSunday
11:15 am
September 9-November 18Admin Building,
Room 1
Open
Band of Brothers (Men's Sexual Purity Group)Tuesday
6:30 pm
Lee's Summit Christian Church
Blending God's WaySunday
11:15 am
September 9-November 18Counseling Center,
Goodness
Open
BoundariesSunday
11:15 am
September 9-November 18Counseling Center,
Love
Open
DivorceCareWednesday
6:30 pm
September 12-November 14Counseling Center,
Peace
Open
DivorceCare4KidsWednesday
6:30 pm
September 12-November 14Admin Building, Room 4Open
Enduring LoveMonday
6:30 pm
Year RoundCounseling Center,
Self Control
Open
Freedom in ChristWednesday
6:30 pm
September 12-November 14Counseling Center,
Patience
Open
GriefShareWednesday
6:30 pm
September 12-November14Counseling Center,
Joy
Open
Living FreeWednesday
6:30 pm
September 12-November 14Counseling Center,
Self Control
Open
Marriage PrinciplesSunday
11:15 am
September 9-November 18Counseling Center,
Kindness
Open
Mental Health Support GroupMondays
6:30 pm
September 17-December 3Counseling Center,
Kindness
Open
Parenting Children with Special NeedsSunday
9:35 am
Every 3rd SundayMain Campus Journey Kids WingOpen

Marriage Enrichment

Pre-Engagement/Premarital Workshop

Our 10-week pre-engagement/premarital workshop focuses on communication skills, relational maturity, financial planning, and healthy sex life. One additional week will be provided for couples that are blending families.

There is a $100 enrollment fee per couple which includes teaching from professional counselors, a relationship assessment, and 3 group counseling sessions.

Fall Workshop: September 9-November 18

Summer Workshop Registration

Marriage Principles
Learn new skills for deepening intimacy, managing conflicts, and enhancing your sense of shared meaning as a married couple. The curriculum is based on many of the principles found in the work of Dr. John Gottman.

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Blending God’s Way
Blending God’s Way provides a support structure for blended families, and focuses on family system dynamics, marriage issues, and child training.

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Support Groups

Band of Brothers (Men’s Sexual Purity)
Abundant Life Counseling Center partners with Lee’s Summit Christian Church to provide a men’s group that focuses on sexual purity and support for men. The group meets on Tuesday evenings, 6:30 pm., at LSCC Cafe (800 NE Tudor Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086). Band of Brothers works through a curriculum that focuses on understanding addictions and providing a safe place to build a lifestyle of accountability and freedom. For more information, contact Hal Perdue at 816.304.7658 or hlperdueir@yahoo.com.

DivorceCare
DivorceCare features group discussions along with videotaped seminar sessions of nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Topics include loneliness, financial survival, forgiveness, reconciliation, and spiritual growth.

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DivorceCare4Kids
DivorceCare for Kids is designed to help children ages 5-12 cope with the losses they are feeling. This ministry parallels the adult DivorceCare group, covering the same subjects on a child’s level.

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Enduring Love
Enduring love provides a support system for those spouses who are dealing with the consequences of betrayal from their spouse’s struggle with sex addiction, pornography, and past infidelity and are seeking recovery. To register, please contact Valerie Percy at 816.695.0910 or register online. All correspondence is confidential.

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GriefShare
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

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Living Free
Living Free is a Christ-centered, 12-step program for those dealing with life-controlling issues. If you or a loved one struggle with substance abuse or another life-controlling problem, Living Free is here to support you.

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Mental Health Support Group
Living with a chronic illness like depression, bipolar, or anxiety can feel overwhelming. Although you cannot control the fact that you may have a clinical mental illness, you can seek a support system for yourself. Learn more about your symptoms and how to better manage them in this support group.

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Parenting Children with Special Needs Support Group
Loving and parenting a child with special needs comes with a variety of challenges. The support group provides parents with an opportunity to receive support, encouragement, and hope through the Word of God and the sharing of experiences. This group will meet on the 3rd Sunday of every month.

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Personal Development

Boundaries
This support group is structured around John Townsend and Henry Cloud’s bestselling book, Boundaries. Topics include recognizing and establishing healthy boundaries and learning when it’s okay to disappoint others and saying no without fear and guilt.

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Freedom in Christ
Previously called “7 Steps to Freedom”, Freedom in Christ is for the woman that longs for the kind of transformative healing that mends the wounds of the past and sets her free from lies, sin, and strongholds.

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Potential Future Groups

Cancer Support
The cancer support group is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and professional program of emotional support and education designed to enhance the lives of those who have been impacted by cancer. If you are interested in this group at a future time, please contact us.

Her Choice to Heal
Her Choice to Heal is for those struggling with the pain of abortion and desire to find healing. This group utilizes the book and study guide by Sydna Masse of Ramah International, Inc.f you are interested in this group at a future time, please contact us.

Understanding Your Child
This educational support group is structured around Daniel J. Siegel’s books, No-Drama Discipline and The Whole-Brain Child. Participants will learn guidelines and be equipped with practical tools, to assist them in training up children, 4 – 12 years old, utilizing biblical principles, scientific research, and behavioral models focused on healthy brain development. If you are interested in this group at a future time, please contact us.

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