What We Offer

The talent, care and professionalism of our team enable the delivery of innovative and effective services to diverse groups of people and organizations. We use proven, highly effective intervention tools in mediation, counseling and training. This promotes systemic change and allows clients to achieve lasting benefit from our interventions.

Our systemic approach to all problems promotes employee wellness and business enhancement when companies are experiencing change, growth or distress. We offer reconciliation for families in conflict, and healing and direction for individuals facing tragic and/or life changing events. We look forward to partnering with you to find solutions, manage change, and realize success in any aspect of life and relationships.

For more information, visit our varied offered services:

Mediation

Mediation is a forum in which the mediator facilitates communication between parties to promote reconciliation, settlement or understanding between them. Our mediators guide disputing parties through proven stages of communication that promotes reconciliation, settlement and/or understanding between them.

Counseling

Professional counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. Counselors work with clients on strategies to overcome obstacles and personal challenges that they are facing.

Training

The majority of our trainers have Master’s degrees or above—they have not only the education, but also practical experience in the topics they train. At IAI, we are passionate about our services as well as educating our clients in the skills to assist them to live, learn, work and relate to others at optimum levels of functioning.

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Ministry Assistance Program (MAP)

Overcoming challenges in life  requires support that can be offered in a variety of ways. Through MAP we offer support through our Counseling, Mediation, and Training programs.

General Counseling Program

Innovative Alternatives’ counselors, respecting the importance of the pastor’s spiritual oversight, will encourage clients to remain accountable to their pastors, to speak to their pastors openly about spiritual and doctrinal issues, and to remain involved in the ministry of the church as a primary healing element in their lives.

Learn More: MAP Counseling

This program helps individuals with short or long-term behavioral, emotional or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, identity issues (often resulting from job loss), sexual struggles/addictions, stress, trauma and adjustment problems. All of these services are built on a Christian perspective to help individuals overcome psychological, emotional, behavioral difficulties affecting spiritual health.
Mediation

Mediation services and church-based programs give the knowledge, the skills and even seeks to enhance the willingness to deal with difficult issues by creating safety, structures, and systems within which to resolve conflicts peaceably among brothers and sisters in Christ.

Learn More: Types of Mediation Available

Christian Conflict Resolution Workshops Family Reconciliation Mediation Family Intervention Mediation Mediating Discipline Plans Personnel Grievance Mediation Divorce & Custody Mediation Custody Modifications Church Member or Ministry Team Mediation Pastoral Mediation Training &Program Implementation
Training
There are many  training programs and services available as part of MAP like our exclusive Family Preservation Program.
Family Preservation Program: This program offers a comprehensive Christian approach to marital and family health and healing.  We believe Biblical principles provide broad resources of wisdom, strength and guidance in helping marriages, families and ministries to function in a way that exemplifies Christianity in action.  Through this program, we assist couples and families to repair and build healthy marriages and family relationships, communicate effectively, resolve conflict, and improve parenting skills.

Learn More: Other Training Services Available

Christian Conflict Resolutions Skills Avoiding ‘Compassion Fatigue’ How Mediation Skills Can Enhance Your Ministry Marriage and Family Preservation Ethics for Christian Counseling and Lay Ministries Lay Mediation Ministry Program Building Strong Ministry Teams A Structured Model for ‘Steps to Forgiveness’