about Jake Beveridge
I have been working as a Teen Councilor for over 15 years. My passion is to help those in their most formative years find their true anchor, their lives true purpose, and the only answer to all the questions that we all ask! I have worked with Teen's going through every crisis you can imagine, and one consistent truth comes forward time after time no matter the issue... There is NO life change without the Creator of Life... Jesus Christ.
I have been working as a counselor since late 2001. My role as a full time Youth Pastor quickly became one of counselor, life coach, and disciple maker. It was apparent quickly that I found my heart in Biblical Counseling.
My career as a Youth Pastor lead me to focused counseling with middle school and high school students, their lives, trials and dealing with the issues that arise in today's world. Of course, working with Teen’s also involves working with the family, doing family counseling, working with parents and parenting struggles, and working with marriages and couples counseling. As much as we wish it, our children are not created in a vacuum, and we serve a healing God that desires health for all of His children.
My last position was as a full time counselor at a Teen Challenge residential facility, counseling “at crisis boys” ages twelve to eighteen. Working with such issues as substance abuse, anger and behavioral issues, psychological and emotional struggles, past abuses and healing scars, and the issues that arise in fostering and adoption . My time at Teen Challenge taught me one massive truth…
there is NO SUCH THING as a bad kid! Only hurt and lost kids who are desperately looking for the answers!
In all my years of working with the Teen and Preteen communities I have found that our job is in identity. Helping our youth to find their identity, their God Given purpose for being here, and then loosing them into that identity. All the issues that arise in our lives stem from knowing who we are and Whose we are!
Their can be no life transformation without the creator and sustainer of all Life, Jesus Christ is the answer to all of the questions, all of the problems. With Jesus leading the healing, with Jesus leading the purpose, with Jesus driving the vision… Life becomes so much clearer, and everything starts to make sense.
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Do you have a teen that is struggling, emotional outbursts, depression, mental health issues that nothing seems to fix? Do you feel out of control in your household? Are you looking for the reset button in your family dynamic... Jesus is the answer and I can help you find it. Contact me, email, text or call and we can start the healing process.