About Restoration Place Counseling
Restoration Place Counseling (RPC) was founded by Executive Director Cindy Mondello in 2005. RPC was created from a vision to facilitate emotional and spiritual healing in girls and women through significantly-discounted Christian counseling services, thus eliminating the barrier of high cost and resulting in access to the care clients may otherwise be unable to receive.
At RPC, clients meet with Licensed Professional Counselors in a beautiful, restorative environment. Based on need and treatment goals, most clients attend weekly sessions for an average of six months to one year. Our counselors blend proven psychological principles with a biblical worldview to offer counseling and support to our clients. Our priority goal is to journey with our clients through a process of healing and restoration that allows them to fully accept and experience God’s unconditional love and find freedom from life-crippling issues that inhibit them from reaching their full potential.
All counselors at RPC are master’s level (or higher) licensed clinicians. A variety of theoretical approaches–such as Cognitive Behavioral, DBT, Solution-Focused, Narrative Therapy, and Trauma-Focused CBT – are utilized by our clinicians to support clients in recovery and growth. In addition, clients may be referred to other specialists within the community, such as a nutritionist for dietary advice or a physician to address any underlying biochemical imbalances, as we believe a collaborative approach is most helpful in supporting clients toward health. Clients may also be referred when we believe the needs of the clients fall outside our areas of expertise or the realm of our philosophy.
At Restoration Place Counseling, we believe that God is the One who has the power to change the human heart. We see ourselves not as the creator of change, but as instruments in the hands of the One who can create change superior to anything a counselor or client could ask or imagine. That being said, we will always meet a client where she is spiritually, and religion is never imposed on a client by any staff member, nor is anyone denied service based on her religious beliefs.
The Nine Essentials of Christian Counseling
Christian Counseling can have many different definitions depending on who you ask. At RPC, we are committed to transparency and authenticity in all things. The following nine principles were developed by the Staff and Board of Directors in an effort to share with you how we view Christian Counseling.