We believe that wholeness is an essential part of our spiritual health.

Pastoral Counseling

Our staff and leaders are available to support you as you take steps towards wholeness. To request a meeting with a pastor or leader, use the list below to connect with us.

Flood Staff Contacts

If you have a question you would like to ask about counseling, scholarships, or you would like to receive names of specific counselors that could be helpful to you, contact the person below:

Flood Courses

Flood Courses are short term enrichment opportunities to help individuals grow in and through specific areas of life. 

Flood Courses

Sexual Healing

Reinicke Counseling Services Focus: Marriage and Family, Sexual Addiction & Recovery
LifeSpring Center, Non-profit center: Focus: Marriage, Parenting, Stress & Anxiety

Men's Group

Traumatic Event Resources

Processing the Tragedy of School Shootings, by Dr. Kara Powell, Fuller Youth Institute (article includes many more resource links)

Low Cost Counseling

CER is offering low cost therapy by working alongside the PLNU Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling Practicum students, therapists-in-training, under the supervision of licensed doctorate-level professionals. The low fee is $10 per sessionEach therapist-in-training is able to provide a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 sessions per client. Visit Enriching Relationships website.


Counseling Referrals

Alair Olson Focus: Teenage Girls, Individuals, Marriage & Family, Kids Therapy
Amie BeMent Focus: Partner or Relative of an Addict, Identity Stuck-ness, Relationship Issues, Parenting, Anxiety
Andrew Last Focus: Individuals, Couples, Sexual Addiction & Recovery
Aron Pederson Focus: Grief & Bereavement, Sexual Addiction & Recovery, Anxiety & Trauma, Marriage & Family, Kids & Teens
Center for Enriching Relationships Focus: Relationships, Faith Centered Therapy,
Coastal Therapy Group, Men, Women, Teens, young adults
Chris Cessna Focus: Anxiety & Depression, Grief & Loss, Trauma & PTSD, Addictions & Compulsive Behaviors, Shame, Identity 
Curtis Eklund Focus: Young Adults, Men, Sexual Addiction & Recovery
Dee Sheveland, Focus: Young Adults, Couples, Anxiety, Depression, Family Relationships, Spiritual Integration,  , 619-987-1727
Elaine Hamilton Focus: Individuals, Women, The Finding You Project workshops, courses, and retreats
Graden Tonna Focus: Individuals, Anxiety, Depression, Addictions, Trauma
Grayson Wallen Focus: Marriage Counseling, Premarital, Men’s Issues, Trauma, Unlocking Feelings.
Greg Piken Focus: Depression and Anxiety, Addiction, Grief, LGBTQ+ Clients, Religious Trauma, Career Direction 
Heather McGhee Focus: Adolescence, Childhood, Anxiety, Emotional Intelligence
Heather Pederson Focus: Mental Health, Marriage & Family, Teens, Emotionally Focused Therapy
Jenny West Mehrer Focus: Individual, Kids Play, Pre-Marital
Jessica Ko Focus: Individuals, Couples/Multi-ethnic Couples, Asian American Identity
Karen Cooper, Marital & Family, Couples, Children
Kathryn de Bruin Focus: Couples and Family
Kimberly McNary Focus: Individual, Marriage and Family, Couples, Grief, Divorce
Laura-Beth Fitzpatrick Focus: Teens, College, and Individual Therapy
Mariah McQueen, Focus: Marriage and Family, Teenage Girls
Matt Bishop Focus: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Addiction, Substance Abuse, Grief,
Potentia Therapy Focus: Integrative Mental Health and Wellness Issues
Real Life Solutions Trauma Recovery Therapy Focus: Trauma, Body and Mind Therapy
Reinicke Counseling Services Focus: Marriage and Family, Sexual Addiction & Recovery
LifeSpring Center, Non-profit center: Focus: Marriage, Parenting, Stress & Anxiety
Roxanne Strauss, Focus: Post Traumatic, IFS Therapy (Thoughts and Emotions)
Ryan Berwold, Focus: Marriage, Family and Child Therapist (10 and older)
Saans Lena Therapy (Ruby Tovar-Morin and Team) Focus: Individuals, Young Adults, Available in Spanish
San Diego Institute For Couples & Families Focus: Relationships and Families
Soul Care House has transitioned.  Elaine + Leeana can be found at The Finding You Project

Watch Recordings of our Previous Workshops

“Anxiety Reduction Workshop” with Wanda Brothers LMFT, WATCH HERE
“Navigating Change and Uncertainty” Workshop with Alair Olson, LMFT + Derek Olson, Ph.D. WATCH HERE
“Healthy Dating + Breakups” Workshop with Krysti Wilkinson, WATCH HERE
“An Honest Conversation about God, Race, and Racial Justice, PART 2” with Jocelyn Watkins, Joi Spencer, PhD, and Pastor Matt Hammett WATCH HERE
“An Honest Conversation about God, Race, and Racial Justice, PART 1” with Jocelyn Watkins, Joi Spencer, PhD, and Roxanne Hammett WATCH HERE

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction is different from therapy, but is also a supportive, one-on-one environment which can guide us into exploring God's movement in our lives.  We recommend the following Spiritual Directors:

Divorce Care

For those experiencing separation and/or divorce:

Pregnancy and/or Post-Abortion Support

Pregnancy Services, Post-Abortion Counseling and Support Group: CAPS Pregnancy Clinics (College Area Pregnancy Services)

Support for Infertility and Miscarriage

Flood Church Women's Support Group for Infertility and Miscarriage (in-person): Group Page

Online community for Miscarriage Support: