Archive | May, 2014

Loving an abuser – friends and family of the victim

Many of us may have heard a story about or know someone who has been in an abusive relationship. Some of the people reading this might even be able to identify as someone who has been in an abusive relationship themselves. For many people who find themselves in this situation, just leaving the relationship isn’t […]

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What is Counselling Like?

This week’s radio show features part of the testimony of Nadrina Whatley, a volunteer with Elim Counselling Services. In studio with Michael Hart, she discusses some of the challenges she has faced in her life and her own personal journey with counselling. As a young girl, Nadrina was diagnosed with depression and forced to attend […]

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Low Self-Esteem

Life Transformations airs at 9:30 AM every Monday on CHRI family radio (99.1 fm in Ottawa, 88.1 in Cornwall and 100.7 in Pembroke). Featuring Michael Hart as host, this show highlights stories of life transformation, with testimonies of past clients and various guest speakers who work in the field of mental health.

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A Remarkable Story of Forgiveness

A core principle of Christian Counselling at Elim is that it is possible to forgive those who hurt us. Contrary to what others might teach, we do not believe that this is always an easy process and a simple matter of the will. We recognize that true forgiveness can be a difficult process that requires […]

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How Our Brains Can Change

It used to be assumed that the brain is defined early on in life – no new brain cells are generated in adulthood, the brain is simply in a state of decline. We now understand that our brains are not “set”, so to speak – they are constantly developing and changing. This video explains how […]

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Sex Addiction

This video explores the story of a couple whose marriage was ruined by sex addiction and the healing they experienced in turning to God.

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Experiencing Depression

Chonda Pierce, a well-known Christian comedian, talks about her experience with depression.

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Understanding Addictions

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Godly Parenting

Michael Hart, Canadian Certified Counsellor, along with Melissa Waggott, delivers a very important talk on parenting. To a great extent, who we are today is depends on what sort of parenting we had in childhood. Some of us carry emotional wounds as a result of parenting. While there is no way to guarantee that a […]

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Couples’ Communication Part II

Melissa Waggott joins Michael in studio for a continuation of their talk on couples communication.   Life Transformations airs at 9:30 AM every Monday on CHRI family radio (99.1 fm in Ottawa, 88.1 in Cornwall and 100.7 in Pembroke). Featuring Michael Hart as host,  this show highlights stories of life transformation, with testimonies of past clients and […]

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