Resources

Helpful Websites

Counseling Centers

Christian Counseling Centers : Other Christian Counseling Centers in the Bay Area.

Addiction Recovery Center : The Addiction Recovery Center (ARC) is a faith based nonprofit that offers an intensive Outpatient Program for those struggling with sexually compulsive behavior, their partners and teen and parents.

William Klindt, MD, Psychiatry : Dr. Klindt is affiliated with the Christian Counseling center and sees patients at the Los Gatos Therapy Center with offices in Campbell and Sunnyvale.

Apps & Online Resources

R|TRIBE : The Recovery Tribe is a leading social addiction recovery platform that empowers small communities to track and share their recovery. Founded by former and current Christian Counseling Center therapists Alex Lerza and Josh Kalsbeek.

Calm : Calm is a simple mindfulness meditation app that brings clarity and peace of mind into your life.

Headspace : Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.

Axis : Axis seeks to empower the next generation to think clearly and critically about what they believe and to take ownership of their faith. They do this by resourcing parents and faith leaders in churches and schools to disciple and transfer legacy to the next generation as they face life’s questions and challenges.

Marriage & Family

Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey : Their mission is to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

Marriage Builders : Marriage Builders introduces to some of the best ways to overcome marital conflicts and some of the quickest ways to restore love.

Postpartum Support International : Postpartum Support International was founded to eliminate denial and ignorance of emotional health related to childbirth. Postpartum Support International is built on the foundation of providing support to families.

Bullying

Common Sense Media: information on cyberbullying

No Bully: a California non-profit program for schools

Project Cornerstone: an initiative of YMCA Silicon Valley

Roots of Empathy: program for social and emotional learning in children

Silicon Valley Faces: programs that promote empathy and prevent violence

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: anti-bullying information

Frequently Asked Questions


People seek counseling for many different reasons: a crisis, a loss, a major life change, to sort things out to have a happier life, or to improve relationships. Counseling begins with an initial meeting with the therapist to gather information and history in order to develop a plan to meet each individual’s/family’s needs. Counseling may include individual, group, and/or family sessions.
Each session lasts typically 50 minutes. You and your therapist will establish with you a regular schedule based on your specific need. A person may come to counseling once or twice or may choose to continue counseling until they have met their goals for life improvement.
Fees vary widely according to licensing status and per individual clinicians and are subject to change. Fees can range from $35 up to $200 per session. Please call the front desk at 408-559-1115 or contact clinicians directly to discuss varying fee scales.
All of your conversations with the CCC staff are completely confidential, except where mandated otherwise by law, as in the case of child abuse and/or elder abuse or imminent danger to yourself or others.
Yes. Children often have a difficult time “talking” about their feelings. A variety of methods including art, play and family therapy are used to help children express their feelings and solve problems. Teenagers are often helped by having individual sessions, participating in a group, or by family therapy. Teenagers can help the therapist decide what works best for them.
Each of our licensed counselors has either a Master’s or Doctoral degree in counseling or psychology. Each is licensed by the State of California to practice counseling.

Our registered interns have a Master’s or Doctor’s degree in counseling or psychology and are working toward their licensure. They are registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences to practice therapy under the supervision of a licensed therapist.

Our trainees are advanced students enrolled in a graduate program in counseling. They are also under the supervision of a licensed therapist.

No. The Christian Counseling Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, class, culture or sexual orientation. All are welcome to come for counseling services. The therapists at CCC respect our clients’ choices regarding spirituality and faith. While all of the therapists are committed to a personal relationship with Christ, they also understand that everyone has their own spiritual path to experience. We welcome the opportunity to discuss the client’s spiritual journey and what it has meant to him or her – regardless of religious preference. Some of our clients choose not to discuss their spiritual beliefs during therapy, and this is completely up to the individual.
The term MFT stands for Marriage and Family Therapist, and is the official terminology used by the State of California. The term LMFT stands for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. They specialize specifically in relationship issues.
A Psychologist is a licensed professional who has completed a graduate program in Psychology that includes clinical training and internships, and who provides care for individuals with mental and emotional problems. Psychologists typically have a doctorate degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) and have undergone postdoctoral training; however, they are not physicians and cannot prescribe medication.

Psychologists are trained in a variety of psychotherapeutic techniques rather than in one particular school or theory.

A Psychiatrist is a licensed medical doctor (M.D.) who has had specialized postgraduate training in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders. Psychiatrists are the only mental health professional licensed to prescribe medication. Board-certified psychiatrists have passed national oral and written examinations after completing a residency program in psychiatry.
Marriage and Family Therapists are regulated and licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).
Psychologists are regulated and licensed by the Board of Psychology.
The number of sessions depends on several factors, including but not limited to the goals for therapy, the severity of the issues encountered, and of course, the client’s willingness to actively participate.
Many PPO plans will, and many HMO plans will not. So keep in mind that payment is expected at the time of service, and that reimbursement is the responsibility of the client. Therapists can provide a superbill for the clients that they can send to their insurance for reimbursements.

Be sure to check with your insurance company to determine if the type of counseling you’d like is covered, and in addition, that the percentages and maximums that apply for out-of-network providers like our therapists are acceptable to you.

Our offices are located in the Chantel Building at 3880 S. Bascom Avenue between Hwy 85 and Camden Avenue, in San Jose, California.,

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We have daytime, evening, and weekend appointments available depending on your therapist. Please call for availability. Call us at (408) 559-1115.

Simply contact a therapist directly from our website.

Or you can contact our office manager to discuss matching you with a therapist that best meets your needs. Once you are referred to a therapist, you will be able to discuss with that therapist an appropriate schedule for your first appointment. Call us at (408) 559-1115.