CHRISTIAN COUNSELING SURVEY

Teleios’ most recent survey was about Christian counseling. There were 235 responses. Here are some of the questions. For full results click here.

  • I currently see or have seen in the past a Christian counsellor:

Answer Choices

Responses

I’m currently in therapy and plan to continue

9.01%

I’m currently in therapy, but plan to discontinue

0.43%

I have been in therapy in the past and plan to start again

6.87%

I have been in therapy in the past and have no plans to start again

6.01%

I have never been to a Christian counsellor but plan to start therapy

29.61%

I have never been to a Christian counsellor and have no plans to see one

27.47%

I am unsure

21.03%

Other

12.02%

  • I found Christian counselling therapy (responses with greater than 10%):

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Responses

Helped me obey God

10.67%

Improved my relationships

11.11%

Increased my Bible knowledge

12.00%

Increased my praise to God

12.00%

Improved my prayer life

12.89%

Helped me improve my spiritual fellowship

10.22%

I’ve never seen a Christian counselor

52.44%

I am unsure

11.11%

Other

12.44%

  •  I would recommend seeing a Christian counselor to others:

Answer Choices

Responses

Yes, every believer should be in Christian counseling

10.09%

Yes, every believer should go to counseling some time in their life

16.67%

Yes, for specific problems for which the counselor might help

34.65%

I would not recommend seeing or not seeing a Christian counselor

1.32%

No, I would discourage someone from seeing a Christian counselor

0.44%

I am unsure

24.12%

Other

12.72%

  • Do you believe that Christian counseling as a profession is primarily?

Answer Choices

Responses

Too biblically-based

5.70%

Appropriately biblically-based

17.11%

Too psychologically-based

0.88%

Appropriately psychologically-based

3.95%

An appropriate mixture of both

29.39%

I am unsure

46.49%

Other

5.70%