About New Horizons Institute of Counseling
New Horizons Institute of Counseling is a Domestic Mission of the United Brethren in Christ Church (UBIC). Dr. Pierre J.
Samaan, is the Director of Counseling for this church Mission. Dr. Samaan is a Clinical Pastoral Counselor and an Ordained Minister with over 30 years experience. New Horizons Institute of Counseling is located in Suwanee, GA. Dr. Samaan is a member of the United Brethren in Christ Church and Gwinnett Church in Sugar Hill, GA.
is crisis intervention and the strengthening of Christian character and values,
which is Discipleship. This is an
inter-denominational Mission that accepts referrals from church pastors,
physicians, attorneys, and institutions.
When in Christian
counseling, clients are also encouraged to take advantage of their own church
programs. The local church is a support
system with much to offer.
will help the client move beyond tolerable existence into genuine inner
healing, renewal and wholeness.
Tolerable recovery is the process of getting better. True recovery says, “I made it!” This is when I can look at the source of my
pain and realize it has been replaced with healing peace.
This Christian counseling Mission is founded on
Christ-centered recovery. “The Spirit
of the Lord is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the
poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the
captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are
oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord… To comfort all who
mourn, and provide for those who grieve… to bestow on them a crown of beauty
instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of
praise instead of a spirit of despair… The counsel of the Lord will stand
4:18-19; Isaiah 61:1-3; Psalm 33:11).