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Victorious Living Christian Counseling

Victorious Living Christian Counseling

By Crystal Ridlon LMHC, LPC
A Christian licensed mental health therapist, bringing Jesus, healing, and mental health techniques to everyone! Real life discussions on anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship struggles, adolescent issues, women’s issues, men’s issues, and marital conflict resolution. Achieving positive healing outcomes through integrating psychology, spirituality, and theology. Inviting God’s word and the Holy Spirit into psychological teachings, is the most wholesome equation for true healing. Victorious living is not only a dream, but a real possibility through Jesus Christ!
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Living Victoriously By Fellowshipping With Other Believers
God created us for fellowship and He is not quiet about this in The Bible. Do not forsaken fellowshipping with other believers. We thrive in relationship! How the decline in “relationship” is destroying our culture, our churches, our families, and ourselves!
April 1, 2021
Part 2 ~ June Hunt guest speaker discussing Domestic Violence & Spiritual Abuse
June Hunt is our guest speaker today and she is a world renown speaker, author, Biblical counselor, & the founder of Hope for the Heart and Hope in the Night radio host. June joins me to discuss the very real concern of domestic violence and how it sadly often used to perpetuate abuse by people in the church.
March 26, 2021
Part 1. Guest Speaker June Hunt on Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse
Guest speaker June Hunt is a world renown Biblical counselor, speaker, author, and amazing woman of God. She joins the podcast to discuss the serious concern of domestic violence and spiritual abuse. You won’t want to miss this episode!
March 26, 2021
Living Victoriously By Sharing Our Stories
Why is it important to share our story? Why is it important to listen to others as they share their story? This is the first and most important aspect to healing and finding victory in Jesus Christ.
March 19, 2021
Living Victoriously By Finding Beauty in Our Selfies “Focusing on God’s blessings, rather than flaws
I am overly critical of myself. Most of us struggle with this. I have a hard time with taking selfies of myself, because I see all the flaws. What if we focused on God’s blessings, rather than our looks, fame, success, and imperfections? Learn how to thank God for the good things and focus on His blessings! Let go of the criticism and find joy in Jesus!
March 18, 2021
Living Victoriously by Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)... Trauma
What is PTSD? How does it develop? What are the steps to healing? Listen and learn about trauma for yourself and how to help others who are living with PTSD.
March 17, 2021
Living Victoriously By Finding Peace with Your Financial Situation
Today I have a longtime friend of 20 years who is a Ramsey Preferred Coach. She shares her story and how she came to find peace in her financial situation. In addition, she offers encouragement, advice, and information to help others overcome the bondage of financial stress.
March 5, 2021
Overcoming Depression & Anxiety By Praising God through Psalms
In this episode we learn that the antidote to depression and anxiety is praising God. Together we will read Psalms together and I model this process in person.
March 2, 2021
Living Victoriously By Overcoming Depression
In today’s episode we discuss the topic of depression. Depression is an ever-increasing concern in our nation and all over the world. We discussed the depression and depth, what causes it, what are the symptoms, and what are the necessary steps to overcoming at. Utilizing the Holy Spirit and God’s word as tools and encouragement for overcoming the darkness.
March 1, 2021
Living Victoriously By Applying God’s Word to Your Life & To The Healing Process, with Guest Speaker Pastor Greg Methvin
In today’s episode we are discussing the importance of incorporating God’s word into the healing process. Pastor Greg Methvin “Spiritual Coach and Biblical Counselor” with Hope Works Counseling joins the discussion today to discuss how to apply God’s word to our lives and how the Bible aids in the healing process! “For the word of God is Alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword.” God’s word is powerful, it is how he speaks to the hearts of His children!
February 26, 2021
Part II Living Victoriously By Surrendering Your Heart to Jesus
This episode is a continuation of Part 1 Living Victoriously Through Jesus. In this episode we talk about the steps we take to actually live in Victory with Jesus! How to live fir Jesus Christ Alone and find peace, joy, contentment, and meaning in this life!
February 19, 2021
Living Victoriously By Surrendering Your Life to Jesus Part 1
Today I share my testimony, my story, and how I found Jesus! I share how God called me into the counseling field and how he told me the name and mission for Victorious Living Counseling!
February 19, 2021
Living Victoriously by Building Awareness of Emotional Abuse
This episode focuses on building awareness of emotional abuse in relationships, especially in marriages. Teaches steps to overcome the prison of emotional / physical abuse!
February 15, 2021
Living Victoriously by Learning to Kick Shame to the Curb
Shame is a universal emotion, we all deal with shame on some level. In this episode we break down shame, where does it come from and what do we do about it! Together we learn Biblical strategies for getting rid of shame and learning to recognize and listening to Godly conviction!
February 8, 2021
Using Our Words to Bring Healing, Life, & Encouragment
Today's episode is on using our tongues, the words we speak to bring healing, life, and encouragement to others!  Most of the work I do as a counselor is on helping people heal from emotional abuse.  Emotional abuse occurs when people fail to exercise spiritual discipline, self-control, and compassion when communicating.  Emotional abuse is on a spectrum of severity, regardless of the level of use,  it is damaging to the mind, body, and soul.  People who have been emotionally abused require great healing measures to find peace over these unfortunate and painful situations.  Today we talk about what the Bible says about the power of our tongues!  Proverbs 18:21 "The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit."
February 4, 2021
Living Victorious When Life Gets Hard / Real Life
How to live victoriously when we are overwhelmed and stressed! When we feel like we get knocked down, every time we get back up! Life is hard! This session I show you how to take your trials to the rock that is higher than you!
February 3, 2021
Living Victoriously Over Negative Self-Thoughts
In this episode we discuss our very own self-thinking patterns. We learn how to build awareness of and take captive negative thoughts. We learn how to speak truth over negative thoughts and misbeliefs, by speaking scripture over them and replacing them with positive thoughts from God himself!
February 2, 2021
Living Abundantly Without Anxiety & Panic
Anxiety & Panic attacks make living abundantly impossible. We are called to live abundant lives in Jesus and not to just survive! This episode teaches about how to overcome anxiety and panic by growing in our relationship with Jesus! Also, teaches helpful psychology tools that help to overcome anxiety and panic.
February 1, 2021
To Live In a Pandemic with Fear or Healthy Caution.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, how to live cautiously, but not live in fear and panic!
January 25, 2021
Living Victoriously Through Grief
Losing a loved one causes significant pain, turmoil, and confusion. I am a licensed Christian counselor in Missouri and Indiana. In this episode I discuss how I’ve personally run into grief recently, by losing my grandmother, my rock. I explain the stages of grief and what to expect when moving through your own loss(es).
January 18, 2021