Dr. Randy Paige - Shepherd's Heart Counseling              (631) 664.9837
"I have inscribed you on the palm of My hand."
Isaiah 49:16 
 
Welcome to Shepherd's Heart Counseling, a ministry of Christ Church United Methodist in Port Jefferson Station, New York, where Rev. Randy Paige has been serving as senior Pastor since June, 1985.
 
The goal of Shepherd's Heart Counseling is to provide Christ-centered, professional counseling to individuals, couples, families;  and to be available to
Churches as a consultant.
 
What is Pastoral Counseling?
       “There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of every human being that  
        cannot be filled by any created thing but only by God the creator, made known
        by Jesus Christ.” Blaise Pascal, 1662
 
      Psyche (Soul) ~ Therapeuo (Healing)
 
As a Pastor I have always thought of myself as a practitioner of the soul, helping people identify and fill the God-shaped hole in their heart. 
 
As a Counselor I have always believed that in times of trouble God presents Himself as a strong refuge with a passionate desire to heal and restore His children (Psalm 46:1). Jesus told us when He was returning to the Father that He would send the counselor, the Spirit of truth (John 15:26).
 
The foundation of Shepherd's Heart Counseling is a commitment to Biblical truth and the integration of clinical excellence.
 
Counseling appointments are made by phone or e-mail. 
 
Setting: Counseling generally  takes place at the Church in the Pastor's office or another private room.
 
Thank you for visiting this site.
 
   May God be exalted, the Holy Spirit invited, and Jesus Christ be seen in all
   of our counseling and helping endeavors. If done, clients and parishioners
   will be blessed and not harmed, their wounds will be healed, their sins
   forgiven, and they will be given hope for the future. If done, we will participate
   in a wonderful adventure - one that will likely never grow old or stale - and we
   fulfill our call to excellence and ethical integrity in Christian counseling.
                   (American Association of Christian Counselors) www.aacc.net
 
In Christ, Aways,
Randy Paige
 
 
Marriage Resources I have found very helpful
 
Dr. Willard Harley Jr.
 
   "In this Marriage Builders site you will be introduced to some of the
   best ways to overcome marital conflicts and some of the quickest
   ways to restore love. The information Dr. Harley provides has saved
   thousands of marriages from the pain of unresolved conflict and the
   disaster of divorce. His successful approach to building marriages can
   help you build yours." (From the introduction to the site)
 
National Institute of Marriage
 
   "A restoration of God's design to its rightful place of honor; men
   women experiencing thriving, life-long marriages through a right
   relationship with God, self, and others. Through the Intensives, our
   team members accomplish three very important goals: restoring
   couples, remaining connected to God's desire and ability to transform
   marriages, and to continue learning, applying, and teaching the life-
   changing concepts that result in successful marriages."
                     (From the introduction to the site)
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