Wellness brings succor to humanity

Wellness for Humanity Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual direction services exist to enhance and facilitate your life journey of coming home to your real and authentic self. Wellness for Humanity ministry a nongovernmental organization is healing and human capacity through spiritual psychology and medical resuscitation.
The spiritual director, Wellness for Humanity Ministry, Rev. Dr. Augustine Momoh, stated this in an exclusive interview with Daily Times in Ibadan.
This service to humanity according to him is run by the Dominican Order of Preachers of the Province of St. Joseph the Worker Nigeria and Ghana.
“Wellness acknowledges that life is a process of coming home to ourselves, which continually invites us to deeper levels of healing and growth. On the journey , we may experience difficult situations, hard times and feelings which seem overwhelming,” he stated .
The Spiritual director stated that overwhelming situations may trigger negative psychological variables that may require one to seek counseling or spiritual direction.
“Pastoral counseling affords one an opportunity to work through ones reality with another, in supportive climate of wellness that fosters ones growth and healing. In Wellness Ministry, counseling and spiritual direction are taken holistically in its approach, attending to and integrating body, mind and spirit in the process of healing and growth,” he said.
“Wellness Spiritual Director will work you in the following issues which include vocational problem, traumatic stress, unresolved grief and unforgiveness, frustration and self-esteem, mid-life crises, relationship issues, sexual problem, family and marriage problems, Anger. Guilt and Anxiety.
“Others are confusion and resentment, trauma, excessive fear, panic attack, hearing of voices or talking to oneself, constant failure in life or living a life without direction, depression, terrible night mares dreams, involvement in occultism and spiritism.
Spiritual Direction
“We help those who need spiritual transformation, those who want to experience stages of Christian conversion, group spiritual guidance, holy longing, deeper relationship with God and fellow humans, improved prayer life and peace of mind, spiritual intimacy and family problems. In all these, Wellness helps you to experience your holy longing and faith in Jesus Christ,” he said.
WFHM is a charitable non-governmental organization established in Nigeria, committed to healing the human community through authentic human development and capacity building. “We hope to develop human potentials through vocational, psychological, spiritual and medical resuscitation.”
“Over the years, Wellness for Humanity Ministry has helped individuals develop their God-given potentials through spiritual, psychological, educational empowerment and medical resuscitation. We sponsor children from poor homes to secondary and university education. We provide counseling and safe environment for HIV infected individuals especially the youths. We empower widows in their struggles to care for their children and meet their daily needs. Wellness provides pastoral care, spiritual direction and counseling to people who are confused. We alleviate the suffering of individuals by providing conventional medicine for the sick and sometimes, alternative medicine is provided for their well-being,” said the spiritual director.
“As a charitable organization, we believe that human capacity building may not be totally realized without creating a safe environment for physical, psychological and spiritual development of the human person,” he added.
Wellness is a member of WANGO, World Association of non Governmental Organizations under the United Nations Public Affairs Division. “Wellness executives have attended many of the International conferences organized by WANGO, and has a special study interest of healing the human community through spiritual, psychological and medical resuscitation,” stated the Spiritual Director
This bio-psycho-socio-spiritual model adopted by Wellness for Humanity Ministry for authentic human development and capacity building is in consonance with the United Nations call to Global Healing, including the ethical imperatives for sustainable development.

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