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The Pastor & The Counselor

The Pastor & The Counselor

By Pastor Ryan Brown & In-Him Christian Wellness
Welcome to The Pastor & The Counselor, a podcast where Pastor Ryan and Counselors from In Him Christian Wellness regularly sit down to talk about life issues, mental health, and how we can intentionally pursue Jesus right in the middle of our struggles. Everything about this conversation is relational and practical
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Summer Rhythm| Fun
What do you like to do for fun? What is fun? How can having fun be a productive use of Kingdom time? In this episode of the Pastor & the Counselor, Pastor Ryan, Jon & Corryn sit down and discuss how important it is to give yourself ‘permission’ to experience fun! For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
13:48
August 04, 2022
Summer Rhythm| Relationships
Summer can sometimes mean spending more time together as a family. This can be wonderful but also has its challenges. Join Pastor Ryan, Corry, and Jon as they discuss the relationship hurdles we may face this summer and how to handle them. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
25:16
July 21, 2022
Summer Rhythm| Routines
Why is routine important, how might the summer affect our routines, and what can we do to help alleviate some of the stress in the transitions? These are just a couple of questions Pastor Ryan, Jon, and Corryn discuss today. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
23:15
July 07, 2022
Summer Rhythm| Permission to Rest
In a society that tells us we need to be busy to be successful, it can seem impossible to give yourself permission to rest, even in the summer. In this episode of the Pastor & the Counselor, Pastor Ryan, Corryn, and Jon bring us into summer with a new series Summer Rhythms and discuss how to go into this season with a mindset of rest and relaxation. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
23:51
June 23, 2022
Spring Cleaning {Choosing Change}
Sometimes we just need a fresh start or a shift, but that can be scary. Change can feel overwhelming! How do we start to take small steps to choose some healthy change? How does our relationship with God help us? In today's episode, Ryan, Jon, and Corryn sit-down and talk about some of these questions and what it means to choose change.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here! 
35:19
May 05, 2022
Spring Cleaning {Handling Change}
The season is changing and often we have changes happening in our lives as well. In today's episode Ryan, Jon, and Corryn sit down and talk about how we handle change and how the way we process change can make a big difference in our personal health.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness, click here!
28:17
April 21, 2022
Spring Cleaning {Movement & Mental Well-Being}
How does movement affect our mental well-being? How do we start pursuing a lifestyle that involves movement? In today's episode, we take a deeper look at these questions and many others with Ryan, Corryn, and special guest Alexa. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
25:10
April 07, 2022
Spring Cleaning {Goal Setting}
Spring is here and for some of us, that means spring cleaning! Clearing the cobwebs in our lives can look many different ways. Today we take a look at goal setting as a way to refresh and renew ourselves for the year.  In this episode, Ryan, Corryn, and special guest Alexa sit down and discuss the barriers that could be getting in the way of achieving our goals. Or maybe even just getting them set. If you don't know where to start, I encourage you to dig deep, take notes if you need, and enjoy.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here! 
26:15
March 31, 2022
Grief: Walking with Others in their Journey
We were never created to walk alone but walking with other people can be complicated and messy. When we are grieving, it can add a layer of complexity that we aren't always prepared for. In this episode Ryan, Jon, and Corryn dig deeper into the topic of grief and what it can look like to walk with others on their journey.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
33:30
March 24, 2022
Grief: Handling Your Own Journey
Grief, unfortunately, is a universal reality. We will all have to deal with grief at some point in our lives. What grief looks like can be different for everyone.  In this episode of the Pastor & the Counselor, Ryan and Corryn sit down and explore what grief is, how grief can affect us, and how to handle walking in your own personal journey.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
26:12
March 24, 2022
Encouraging Others (ft. Kim Bream)
We can always use some encouragement. The question, is where does it come from? In this episode Jon, Corryn, Ryan, and our new guest Kim talk about encouraging one another. Sometimes what we think is encouragement might actually be hurtful, so thinking it through is really important. For more information about In Him Christian Wellness click here!
32:53
February 17, 2022
Encouraging Yourself (ft. Kim Bream)
We can always use some encouragement. Is it possible to encourage ourselves? In this episode Jon, Corryn, Ryan, and our guest counselor Kim talk about encouraging ourselves. For more information about In Him Christian Wellness click here!
27:28
February 09, 2022
Facing Frustration: Political
Political Frustration Politics can be a volatile subject, especially here in the United States over then last 6 years. Join us for today's episode as Pastor Ryan Brown, and counselors Jon Burchard and Corryn Vento discuss the affects of politics on our mental and emotional health, along with the spiritual and theological connotations of politics and faith. 
27:55
January 06, 2022
Facing Frustration: Parenting
Parenting Frustaiton We all experience frustration! In this episode, Pastor Ryan and counselors, Jon Burchard and Corryn Vento discuss what's at the heart of frustration for parents. As always, they talk about the root issues, the spiritual and emotional context, and offer some practical tips. 
33:53
December 23, 2021
Facing Frustration: Introduction Part Two
Sex & Money For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
28:14
November 18, 2021
Facing Frustration: Introduction Part One
Relationship Frustration For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
28:27
November 11, 2021
Having Hard Conversations
Join us for today's episode of The Pastor and The Counselor as Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento discuss the topic of hard conversations, why they happen, why they need to, and how to have them! For more information about In Him Christian Wellness click here!
29:05
October 28, 2021
Integrated Care | Creative Dramatics (feat. JoHanna Newman)
Join us for this episode of The Pastor and The Counselor, as Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and JoHanna Newman discuss the value of Creative Dramatics within the Integrated Care tool box! For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
19:15
October 21, 2021
Integrated Care | Clinical Massage (feat. KellyAnne Riden)
Join us for today's episode of The Pastor and The Counselor as Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and KellyAnne Riden discuss how Clinical Massage fits into the Integrated Care tool box! For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here! 
27:38
October 14, 2021
Integrated Care | Intensive Outpatient Programs (feat. Dani Nickerson)
On today's episode of The Pastor and the Counselor, Pastor Ryan Brown and Jon Burchard talk with Dani Nickerson about Intensive Outpatient Programs, and how this particular collaboration of therapies can have huge impact with an integrative care approach.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
25:26
October 07, 2021
Integrated Care | Biblical Life Coaching (feat. Amanda Settle)
On today's episode of The Pastor and the Counselor, Pastor Ryan Brown and Jon Burchard talk with Amanda Settle on the role of the Biblical Life Coach within the integrative care approach to health and wellness.  For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
20:38
September 30, 2021
Integrated Care | Somatic (feat. Tyler Schuhly)
Join us today, as we continue in our series about integrate care. In this episode Pastor Ryan talks with counselors, Jon Burchard and Tyler Schuhly about Somatic therapy, and how incorporating physical movement effects the mind. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
25:53
September 23, 2021
Integrated Care | Family Counseling & Formational Prayer (feat. Shannon Moyer)
For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
24:54
September 16, 2021
Integrated Care | Introduction
Today's episode is kick-starting a series on what Integrative Care looks like, particularly with In Him Christian Wellness. Pastor Ryan, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento begin this series by talking about what a care team approach to wellness looks like. Join us today as we dive into this discussion on Integrative Care. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
24:00
September 09, 2021
"Wholeness"
On today's episode of The Pastor and the Counselor, Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento discuss what wholeness is and how our health is integrated body, mind, and spirit. Many people often take a compartmentalized approach to overall wellness, but everything is connect. Today's discussion dives into how these different aspects of our being affect one another. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
31:45
September 02, 2021
Strategies to Overcome Worry
In today's episode, Pastor Ryan and Counselors, Jon Burchard and Corryn Vento dive into Part Two of their discussion on worry. Last week they discussed where worry comes from and how it affects the whole life (body, mind, and spirit). This week they will dive into some helpful and practical strategies for dealing with worry. For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here! 
24:40
August 26, 2021
Origins & Effects of Worry
Part One In today's episode, Pastor Ryan and Counselors Jon Burchard and Corryn take about the origins and effects of worry. Everyone deals with worry from time to time, but worry doesn't have to call the shots. In this conversation of the Pastor and the Counselor they get down to what the roots of worry are and and how it affects all parts of our lives (body, mind, and spirit). For more information about In-Him Christian Wellness click here!
29:57
August 19, 2021
Dealing with Pressure
On today's episode, Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento talk about Pressure. We all face it in some measure and at some point, but learning how to deal with it is something altogether different. Todays discussion dives into internal and external pressure, learning how to recognize the symptoms of negative pressure, and practical tips on how to manage it all. For more information: https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org/
35:24
August 12, 2021
Spiritual Check-Up
On todays' episode, Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento talk about how to do a Spiritual Check-up and why it's such a foundation part of our overall wellness and wholeness. For more information: https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org/
24:50
August 05, 2021
Relationship Check-Up
On today's episode, Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard, and Corryn Vento talk about how to do a relationship check-up. After more than a year of shut down, remote working, and social distancing it's a little challenging to figure our how to re-engage.  For more information: https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org/
33:19
July 29, 2021
Mental Health Check-Up
On this episode of The Pastor and the Counselor, Pastor Ryan Brown, Jon Burchard and Corryn Vento talk about why it's important to to do a mental health check and some simple questions we can use to evaluate how we're doing.  For more information: https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org/
28:43
July 22, 2021
Fighting Fatigue
Pastor Ryan talks with Jon Burchard and Corryn Vento, the resident counselors from https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org about how to recognize and form a practical battle plan for fighting fatigue. This is such timely conversation, but it is also profoundly useful as we continue to live our everyday lives.
25:25
July 15, 2021