Absolutions Counseling Center - Utilizing Spiritual Absolutes to Light the Path Toward Freedom
WELCOME TO
ABSOLUTIONS COUNSELING CENTER
and
ACC Men's Recovery House
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are honored to have you visit our agency's site and would consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to meet with you.
 
Our experienced counselors are not perfect, nor do we pretend to have all the answers. We are broken vessels, just as all God's children are, who found healing with God's Grace by the Holy Spirit's Power through the Lord Jesus according to His Word.
 
Anyone desiring freedom from a life-controlling problem is welcome regardless of their spiritual/religious orientation or lack of. Our agency's therapists are Master Level (and above) educated Licensed Professional Counselors who offer non-judgmental therapy specifically designed to meet the individual's needs without imposing their personal beliefs.
 
There is no instantaneous lasting healing of deeply rooted character defects, unrepented sin, unforgiveness, life-defeating habits, etc.
However, the good news is that our loving Father has provided Godly tools empowered by His Spirit that can conquer your life challenge.
 
 
Absolutions Defines Christian Counseling As 'Utilizing Biblical Absolutes' In Overcoming any of Lifes Challenges That Attempt To Destroy God's Children By Offering 'false/temporary/worldly' Fulfilling For Our 'God-Shaped' Emptiness That Only God Can Satisfy Through His Son Our Savior Jesus.
 
 
Our Counselors Have Been There And Know The Feeling Of Emptiness Associated With Using Other Methods For Freedom. This Is The Reason Absolutions Exists, To Display God's Love & Healing Available For Everyone, But Each Individual Must Do The Work And Discover/Experience Jesus' Healing In Their Lives Personally Growing On A Daily Basis Toward Freedom.
 
Our Licensed Professional Counselors offer counseling for:
 
Stress/Anxiety
Depression
Pre-Marital Counseling
Marital Tension
Marital Infidelity
Substance Addiction
Co-Dependency
Sexual Addiction/Pornography
Family Conflict
Child/Adolescent/Teenager Issues
Grief/Loss
Relationship Issues
Divorce Recovery
Verbal/Sexual/Physical Abuse
Spiritual Confusion
And More.....
 
Counselor Profiles


My name is Diane Castro.  I have a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and have worked at Absolutions Counseling under the supervision of Dr. Robert Hunt for two years.  I have been married for seventeen years, and have a 14 year-old son and an 11 year-old daughter.
 
I work with couples to address problems in their relationships, including conflict, communication, and forgiveness.  When assessing client issues, I look to see the effects that the issue is having on physical, social, mental, and spiritual areas of the client’s life.   I know that unhealthy relationships can cause physical and emotional harm.  My goal is to introduce changes in the relationship that will positively influence all areas of my clients’ life.  My hope is to be a part of keeping families together, and helping them to enjoy each other.  I am certified in the Prepare/Enrich marriage assessment, as well as the SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts) engagement assessment.  I use the Hope Focused approach for couples counseling, developed by Dr. Everett Worthington. 
 
I also work with women and adolescent girls regarding a variety of issues, such as depression, anxiety, family relationships, anger, and eating disorders.  I am certified in the Suicide “PAIR” prevention program developed by the American Association of Christian Counselors.  I aim for short-term, solution focused therapy for all clients.  I understand that my clients are busy, and do not usually need or want to be in therapy long-term.  I want to work with my clients to discover what tools they can use to handle the circumstances they are in now as well as the issues they will face in the future.  In our counseling offices, clients will find a safe, non-judgmental environment, with time to identify and explore the issues that are weighing them down.  I respect the self-knowledge of my clients, and believe that given a space and time away from distractions, we can discover the truths that will bring freedom. 
 

As a Christian therapist, I believe that the presence of the Holy Spirit brings healing to our minds.  I have seen people go from places of deep pain to peace and restoration through Christian therapy.  My counseling methods are rooted in Biblical truth, and I welcome opportunities to include Christianity in therapy sessions, but only if my clients desire to do so.



Our Creator wired us for community, that's one reason Group Work....WORKS!
"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! .... Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken."
-Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
 
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Absolutions Counseling Center
426 Perry Hill Road
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
 
            Office:  #(334) 303-5594
             FAX:     #(334) 277-9437
 
 
Candlelight Group
 
Meets Every Friday Night At
Absolutions For Fellowship, GOOD Coffee, & Delicious Goodies!
 
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
 
We employ A.A.'s Original 12-Step Spiritual Program as our guide for finding the path to Spiritual Renewal, True Godly Happiness, Healing, & FREEDOM!
 
 
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