Mount Calvary Baptist Church - Counseling Ministry
One Church two locations, A Multi-Ethnic Ministry

Where no wise guidance is, the people fall, but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. Proverbs 11:14 (AMP) 

Counseling Department Statement of Purpose

To assist individuals of all ages in developing and maintaining dynamic social, emotional and mental well-being in order to strengthen their relationship with God, self, family and their community.

The Counseling Ministry is staffed by master and doctorate level counselors who are licensed by the State of California or registered with the state to obtain their licensure.  We provide services that include individual therapy, family therapy, marriage counseling, couples counseling, and spiritual guidance and coaching.  We also offer workshops, support groups and a "Rejoicing In Recovery - RIR" program for all forms of addiction.


 Additional Information

Faith Hope Love Brochure - Click on the link to obtain detailed information about our Christian Counseling Services.  Following is a synopsis of our services, seminars and workshops:


Our Services


  • Individual
  • Family
  • Group
  • Marriage
  • Couples

Christian Mentoring

Pre-marital Counseling

Psycho – social and educational Groups

Information and Referral Services

Conflict Resolution

Anger Management

Girls’ Empowerment Ministry

Interpersonal Relationships

Rejoicing In Recovery  (RIR) – A Bible Based Recovery Program  (meets weekly)

Anchor of Hope – for families with incarcerated love ones


Seminars and Workshops

     Throughout the year the MCBC Counseling Department offers workshops and seminars to increase awareness and assist the faith based community in maintaining its mental, emotional, and social well-being. Some of the topics covered are:

  •       Recovery from Divorce
  •           Grief and Loss (2020 Handouts)
  •          Forgiveness
  •           Letting Go of Your Past
  •           Breaking the Silence and Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
  •           Stress Management
  •          The reality of Domestic Violence in the Church
  •           Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the 21st Century Church
  •           Parenting challenges, today’s issues and your teen
  •       Self-Care, Compassion, Fatigue and Ministry


Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Reporting

Mount Calvary Baptist Church is a safe and dynamic place to work and to worship.

However, if at any time you believe that sexual harassment or misconduct has taken place, please complete and submit the printable complaint form below.  This form may be mailed or delivered to the church office in person.  The form must be in a sealed envelope marked……………. “Report Form – Confidential.”

In addition to the form, we also recommend the following steps be taken:  If you are a member of a ministry, all inappropriate behavior is reported to the ministry leader.  

  • The ministry leader will take all such reporting to the Director of their Division
  • If you are not part of a ministry, please feel free to call the confidential line (707) 399-2495 to report.  Your call will be returned within 48 hours.
  • An alternative to reporting to your ministry leader is to call the confidential voicemail of (707) 399-2495.
  • All reporting is discussed with the Pastoral Care Director.
  • Please be assured that all reporting will be thoroughly investigated  within a timely manner
  • The reporting party will be appropriately notified.

Printable Complaint Form 

To learn more about our Counseling Ministry or to make an appointment, please contact

 Sis. Debbie Butler at (707) 399-2495 or email

If you plan to meet with one of our counselors, please complete the Pre-Screening Counseling Questionnaire

We strictly honor your privacy and confidentiality.

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