Pastoral Counseling is a practical comprehensive help using spiritual resources DSC_0298 a person , couple or group in the process of growth and mental , emotional , social and spiritual healing . Pastoral counseling refers to the ministry offered by people who have accepted the call to be collaborating with God through counseling services and restoration. Thus individuals, couples, families and communities can be integrated to successfully face the emotional , cognitive , interpersonal and spiritual challenges they face in life assistance. A certified pastoral counselor person is one who has completed formal studies in the fields of theology and vocational counseling and is part of a professional community where he continues his ethical and holistic growth.