The Counseling Ministry exists to meet many of the relational, emotional and spiritual needs of the First Baptist Woodstock congregation and community by providing professional Christian counseling and reliable referrals to other local Christian professional providers.

Our ministry team consists of licensed professional counselors (fully licensed/associate licensed/license eligible), certified counselors, and graduate student interns.

Our office is conveniently located .5 miles from the church campus, in the Ivy Village Professional Park, 3380 Trickum Rd. Bldg, 700.
Days/Hours for Counseling:
Counseling sessions are by appointment only. Generally speaking, sessions are offered beginning at these hours: Monday 10AM-4PM | Tuesday 10AM-4PM | Wednesday 11AM-6:30PM | Thursday 9AM-4PM

To Inquire about Counseling:

Call our office at 770-591-4770 for more information regarding our fees, availability, and to inquire about whether our ministry is best suited to meet your needs.


Our counseling ministry is not staffed to respond to crisis calls, or to handle walk-in clients. True emergencies should be directed to 911; 1-800-SUICIDE; GA Crisis Access Line 800-715-4225, or go to the emergency room of your choice.

City of Refuge

Many ministers are struggling spiritually, emotionally, and relationally with few places to turn. Pastor Johnny has a deep desire to encourage pastors and their families as they walk through difficult times. For over 20 years, First Baptist Church Woodstock has served as a “City of Refuge,” a safe place for ministers to find hope and healing. Our church’s counseling ministry reflects Pastor Johnny’s heart to help, staffed with licensed counselors who have a wealth of experience providing individual and couples therapy to ministers and their families. For more information please call our counseling office at 770-591-4770.