Healing The Pain Of The Heart

Basic Counselling Skills Workshop

April 4-6, 2019

Designed for the greater empowerment of:

  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellors
  • Family and Social Counsellors
  • Clergy and Lay Ministers
  • Anyone offering help in the areas on mental, emotional, spiritual healing and wellness

Location: New Life Assembly, 28 First Ave, Sioux Lookout

Workshop Costs

$150 per individual

$175 per couple


Schedule

Thursday Evening: 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday and Saturday will have a 90 minute lunch break and a 2 hour supper break. 

Individual and couple counselling will be available during these times upon request.

Basic Counselling Skills Workshop


This deals with the pain of the heart. It helps individuals in their personal lives

and provides training in caring for others’ needs.


Pain of the heart is a core problem of human existence and the

main reason for anxiety, depression, and suicide. 

Introduces counselling that goes deeper than surface issues and problems.

Dignity and Depravity and Counselling Issues

A study of the nature of human beings as designed by God the Creator and the results of violating God’s plan.


Issues of Abuse and Counselling Helps

A discussion of the pain, shame, contempt, and other damage resulting from sexual abuse and other issues.


Family Issues

Gender differences, issues of avoidance and control, and an understanding of godly masculinity and femininity.


A Process for Change

An effective model of counselling intervention. Moving from reactors to agents dependent on God’s mercy and grace. Repentance and forgiveness are important steps for change.


Parenting and Fathering

Presents the unmatched power of fathers in the lives of children, and fatherlessness as the most significant family problem of our society.

Workshop Instructors

  • IVAN (OJI-CREE) & FAY WAPENISK

    WEAGAMOW LAKE, ON

    Ivan and Fay have Diplomas in Lay Counselling. They have experience in the social and counselling field working with families and youth. They have been foster parents for a number of years.

  • AMOS ESH M.A. IN COUNSELLING

    DRYDEN, ON

    Teacher and counselor experience among First Nations people since 1965 in North-western Ontario. Amos and his wife Verna have five married children and twenty-seven grandchildren.

  • ROSIE BOSKOYOUS (CREE) M.A. IN COUNSELLING

    OTTERBURNE, MB

    Rosie is from Alberta. She has recently completed her MA in Counselling in the two-year program at Providence Seminary. She works part-time as ministry staff for Rising Above.

  • HEATHER JOHNSON M.A. IN COUNSELLING

    OTTERBURNE, MB

    Heather has been counselling for 19 years. Her involvement with the IBCI (Institute of Biblical  Counselling International) takes her to remote northern communities. When Heather married John, she immediately had three children who had lost their first mom to cancer. John and Heather had two more children. Their three oldest children are married. They have two grandchildren.

For more information or to register please contact:

Good News Books

69 Front St, PO Box 277

Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3

goodnews@bellnet.ca

807.737.4202

OR

Amos Esh

amos@nyp.ca

807.216.6779