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Journeys Counseling Ministry

Dr. Brenda Gesell, left, the Vanguard University director of the graduate program in clinical psychology, and Dalila Perea, a VU graduate and young counselor from Santa Ana stand together on campus.(Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

Counselor Dalilah Perea Speaks with the Daily Pilot

Posted on June 23, 2022 - 0 minute read

Dalilah Perea, an MFT from Journeys Counseling Ministry, speaks with the Daily Pilot about Journeys’ new counseling location in her home community of Santa Ana.


We’re All Walking Around with Stories | Coastline Covenant Podcast

Posted on June 14, 2022

Jeremy Gordon, an LMFT from Journeys Counseling Ministry, joins hosts Hunter and Shawn from Coastline Covenant Church to talk about the power of our stories, great coping techniques, and the difficulty of navigating church hurt. 


We are brave together

Being a Sibling | Kitchen Chats | Episode 1, Part 2

Posted on June 10, 2022

Chris Ioimo, LMFT and Clinical Director for Journeys Counseling Ministries and Jessica Patay, founder of We are Brave Together, a support group for special needs moms, continue the discussion about caring for the siblings in a special needs family.


Being a Sibling | Kitchen Chats | Episode 1, Part 1

Posted on June 06, 2022

Chris Ioimo, LMFT and Clinical Director for Journeys Counseling, joins Jessica Patay, founder of We are Brave Together, a support group for special needs moms, in this first episode of the series. Chris grew up in a special needs family with an older brother with medically fragile needs.  He shares openly his experience and offers advice to parents.


Randy Powell at The Father’s House OC

Posted on March 26, 2022

Randy Powell, author, pastor, therapist, and founder of Journeys Counseling Ministry shares insights about how life stressors, trauma, and triggers affect our relationships with each other, how we can learn to recognize the negative impact this is having and move toward healthier relationships.


Randy Powell Presenting

Mental Health Training for Churches

Posted on December 03, 2021

When approaching an individual in a mental health crisis, consider how ICU can stand for ‘I See You.’ Counselor Randy Powell and LMFT Alaina Eames of Journeys Counseling Ministry, an Orange County therapy group, provide insight and strategies to engage people struggling with trauma, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, addiction, and suicidal thoughts through empathy and assessment. 


Vibrant Living Through Soulcare

Posted on December 01, 2021

Therapist and counselor Randy Powell of Journeys Counseling Ministry discusses the paradox of faith. He shares how we can take steps to move from a life of vigilance towards a calmer, happier, and more vibrant life without stress and trauma triggering us constantly. 


Randy Powell on New Life

Posted on July 30, 2021

Randy Powell, founder of Journeys Counseling Ministry, speaks with Christian podcast hosts of New Life, receives caller questions, and gives help on the subjects of depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, ADD, and parenting. 


Randy Powell at Anchor Bend Church, A Conversation about Forgiveness

Posted on July 25, 2021

Pastor and therapist Randy Powell, the founder of Journeys Counseling Ministry, speaks with Pastor Jimn and Phyllis Kyles at Texas’ Anchor Bend Church about the forgiveness process and how to turn hurt, trauma, alcohol abuse, and self-sabotage into true healing. 


New Life Live

Posted on July 21, 2021

Randy Powell, founder of Journeys Counseling Ministry, speaks with Christian podcast hosts of New Life Live, receives caller questions, and gives help on the subjects of depression, grief, pornography and sex addiction, and parenting. Hear from Randy as he shares how to embrace and love your full self to find healing and peace on the New Life Live podcast.