Bill Venable, MA, MDiv, LCMHCS

Counselor, President

Bill is the Co-Founder and President of LifeCare Counseling and Coaching. He has been practicing in Raleigh since 1997 and his desire is for LifeCare to be a Christian counseling center where the hearts of clients are transformed at the deepest levels and the training of future counselors is a priority. He earned a BA in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1986 and a Masters of Divinity and Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. He has provided inpatient individual and group counseling, social work, and outpatient therapy with individuals, couples, and families.

Trauma and Brokenness: Bill has a passion to bring healing to those who are fractured and deeply broken in their souls. He is a Certified HeartSync Minister and for those who like to integrate prayer into the therapy room, he likes to use the HeartSync method developed by Andy Miller, LCSW.  Bill also treats trauma using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS).

Sexual Addiction: Many men, even in the church, are held captive by pornography, affairs and other forms of sexual addiction. With advanced training in this area, he enjoys meeting with men and their wives and helping them along the road to freedom.

Marriage: With a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Bill brings a systemic approach that explores insights of the family we came from and combines it with practical interventions that have proven to be effective in bringing skill building and healing to struggling and broken marriages.

Other treatment areas include depression, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, post traumatic stress disorder and dissociative issues, personality and family-of-origin issues, self-image issues, premarital counseling using the PREPARE/ENRICH inventory, conflict resolution and communication.

Bill is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and is a Board Certified Christian Counselor on the AACC’s Christian Care Network. He is also on the referral networks for Focus on the Family and New Life Ministries.

Speaking Topics:

  • Sexual addiction
  • A Biblical Perspective on Stress, Anxiety & Fear
  • Depression
  • Marital Sex
  • Embracing Weakness
  • A Biblical Perspective on Adequacy

Schedule an Appointment with Bill Online OR Call 919-851-1527 

Locations: Raleigh

Insurances: BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, United Behavioral Health (UBH)/Optum


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