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Mindset: Reset

How New Thoughts Renew Our Lives

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7 Magnificent Motivations for Marriage

There are at least seven reasons why God made marriage we can see and believe need to be reemphasized today in every way possible.

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Emerge Counseling Ministries is a counseling center based in Akron, Ohio providing compassionate, Biblically-based, and Spirit-empowered mental health care.

Our team of licensed psychologists, counselors, and social workers combine clinical counseling theories and practices with spiritual and theological integration. We help adults, adolescents, children, couples, and ministry leaders from all walks of life to heal and find freedom.


In-person or tele-counseling appointments

Life Coaching

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Support Groups

Find freedom in community

Ministry Leaders

Support for pastors & church leaders


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Meet Our Clinician Team

 We are here to serve you and guide you on your path toward inner transformation that you may engage with yourself, others, and God in healthier and more meaningful ways.

For over 45 years, our team has become a local and national resource for mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual healing. We would love to help you find rest and live free.

Tele-Counseling Available

To make support more accessible for you, we provide the opportunity to meet with a counselor remotely through an online video interaction. Tele-counseling appointments can be joined from your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Life Coaching

Receive your certification through our online program as you learn to facilitate thinking, creativity, communication, and problem solving in your local context.

Marriage Tune-Up

Maintain and maximize your marriage with targeted guidance and expertise from a professional Christian counselor.

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