This course is designed to equip church members with the skills and knowledge they need to provide counselling support to others in their community. Participants will learn about the basics of counselling, including how to build rapport, listen effectively, and respond in a helpful and supportive way. They will also have the opportunity to practice their skills in a safe and supportive environment. Maximum class size is limited to 30 participants as course activities involve movement, practical observations, and art.
Gary Koh is a family counsellor who has spent the past 24 years working with couples, parents, and youth. A pastor at heart, he has served as a full-time minister and previously headed a team of counsellors at a local school. He speaks regularly at community events, churches and schools on family, marriage, and issues pertaining to sexuality and mental health. He now serves as family and missions pastor at Bethesda Bedok Tampines Church.
The Church That Listens: Counselling Essentials for Ministry
Mr Gary Koh
2024 Apr 13, 20, 27 (Saturdays)
8.30am to 1pm
Trinity Theological College
490 Upper Bukit Timah Road (Hillview MRT)
Free for TTC Alumni and TTC Matriculated Students – Registration Required