Our Counselors


Amber Bateman, M.A.

Amber holds a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University and is currently pursuing licensure in Virginia. Amber previously studied Communications in Florida and Religious Studies in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Amber has over ten years of experience in the helping profession, serving with a therapeutic wilderness camp, pregnancy care center, Florida Sheriff Youth Ranch mentoring program, Sexual Assault Response Program, and Student Counseling Services.

Amber enjoys helping clients through a variety of difficulties, including anxiety, adjustment and acculturation struggles, spiritual concerns, grief and loss. She is the (co)author of two books, Little Women in the Wilderness (2012) and Reflections Along the Trail (2016). Amber and her husband, Greg, enjoy international travel, theatre, and dance.

Favorite Quote

“No pit is so deep that His love is not deeper still; with Jesus even in our darkest moments, the best remains and the very best is yet to be.” – Corrie ten Boom  




Specialized Treatment

Finding peace, especially in tough situations, can be difficult.  Without help, the stress may increase.  We are committed to assisting you in finding beneficial solutions to the dilemmas you face.  The problems we specialize in are:

• Depression • Stress
• Marital issues • Anxiety
• Sexual Addictions • Compulsive Behaviors
• Women's Issues • Men's Issues
• Panic Disorders • Eating Disorders
• Sexual Abuse • Codependency
• Anger Issues • Attention Deficit Disorder
• Grief • Premarital
• Play Therapy • Remarriage


Comprehensive Therapy

Christian Counseling Services can provide the appropriate therapy compatible with your needs.  At CCS, therapy is a collaborative process where you and your therapist form a working relationship that is designed to facilitate change and growth during times of transitional, emotional or psychological distress.

An overall plan for treatment and goals will be designed and discussed with you.  The length of your treatment will depend on your own personal goals and the types of problems to be addressed.  The following types of treatment plans can be employed:

• Individual Therapy
• Marital Therapy
• Services for Adults, Adolescents and Children
• Family Therapy
• Pre-Marital Counseling
• Group Therapy
• Workshops
• Play Therapy


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