Endorsements


Harford/Cecil County, MD
Baltimore Metro
DC Metro
Frederick County, MD
South Central PA
Northern Virginia
Annapolis, MD



Paul Austin, Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Joppa, MD, explains his relationship with Safe Harbor Christian Counseling"We use Safe Harbor as our number one counseling resource."
Paul Austin, Senior Pastor
Trinity Lutheran Church, Joppa, MD

Watch Pastor Paul Austin talk about
his church's experience using Safe Harbor



Steve Stubblefield, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD, explains the difference with using Safe Harbor for Counseling"As a pastor, I have referred over 50 people to Safe Harbor Christian Counseling ministry within the past 3 years. The guidance and direction they have provided has been of the highest caliber. I highly recommend Erik Sundquist and his staff."
Steve Stubblefield, Minister of Education
Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD

Watch Steve Stubblefield explain the difference with
using Safe Harbor Christian Counseling


""Safe Harbor has been a great resource for our ministry. With their diverse counseling staff, they have been able to meet a variety of needs among a broad demographic."
Matt Silver, Director of Student Ministries
Mountain Christian Church, Joppa, MD


"Safe Harbor Christian Counseling has been a point of professional care and guidance for so many of our members. I recommend their services to you gladly and without any reservations."
Dr. David Hall, Senior Minister
Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD


"Pastors, like myself, who know their limitations in the area of pastoral care, are constantly on the watch for a Christian Counselor or counseling group who will faithfully view problems and prescribe change from a Biblical perspective. I have found Safe Harbor Christian Counseling to be that group who can be trusted to do this."
Rev. Alan Bosmeny, Lead Pastor
First Assembly of God, Elkton, MD


"Because of their expertise and experience, I am so very comfortable referring folks to Safe Harbor for counseling and ministry."
Ron Smith, Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church of Havre de Grace, MD
Former Pastor, Stillmeadow Evangelical Free Church


"I just want to say a word in support of Erik Sundquist. I was impressed with him as he shared his vision for the Christian counseling world. Erik has truly become a "Go-To-Person" in areas of special needs. His friendship and professional help has been a blessing to the ministry of Pleasant View Baptist Church."
Dr. Harold Michael Phillips, Senior Pastor
Pleasant View Baptist Church, Port Deposit, MD


"Our association of churches regularly refers our counseling needs to Safe Harbor. Having referred numerous people to Safe Harbor over a period of several years, we have never had any negative feedback of any kind from anyone. We have, on the other hand, received many 'thank you' comments from those referred. We have found Safe Harbor, and Director Erik Sundquist, to be very professional, very Christian, and very Biblical, in their approach to counseling."
Dan Sheffield, Director of Missions
Susquehanna Baptist Association, Havre de Grace, MD


"Safe Harbor has been a trusted, professional, Christ-centered resource for our church family. We are so grateful for their partnership and the transformed lives we have seen."
Rob Kastens, Executive Pastor
Mountain Christian Church, Joppa, MD


George Raduano, Senior Pastor, Trinity Assembly of God, Lutherville, MD, endorses Safe Harbor Christian Counseling"I have found Safe Harbor to be ready at all times, and willing to bring help to the hurting. I have come to know Erik Sundquist through his Leadership Development interactions with our Pastoral staff, as well as having referred a number of people to Safe Harbor who have only wonderful things to say about help they have received. I recommend Safe Harbor without reservation! Having Safe Harbor as a resource has been wonderful!"
George Raduano, Senior Pastor
Trinity Assembly of God, Lutherville, MD

Watch Pastor George Raduano talk about the benefits of referring people to Safe Harbor


"I recommend Safe Harbor without reservation."
David J. Olsen, Pastor of Pastoral Care
Trinity Assembly of God, Lutherville, MD


"As churches face often daunting budgetary restraints, the Safe Harbor ministry model is also something to celebrate. Placing Safe Harbor "satellite" offices in church locations keeps counseling accessible to the community, with minimal additional cost to the church. With excellent professional counseling services available on-site, even a small church can provide a service that adds value to the community without adding part-time staff. It's truly a win/win. We're pleased to recommend Safe Harbor Christian Counseling!"
Joe Ready, Pastor
Liberty Church, Westminster, MD


"As a pastor, I am very grateful to have Safe Harbor Christian Counseling as a partner in ministry! On numerous occasions I have referred people and have seen great results. I recommend them highly!"
Mike Hall, Senior Pastor
Life Bridge Church, Baltimore, MD


"We have enjoyed our relationship with Safe Harbor for several years. We have found the resources they provide and the counselors on staff to be of tremendous help and biblically grounded."
Tim Siemens, Pastor of Families and Staff
Grace Community Church, Fulton, MD


"Safe Harbor and Director Erik Sundquist have proven to be a valuable resource for the local church."
Jeff Smith, Pastor of Recovery Ministries
Grace Fellowship Church, Timonium, MD


"I recommend Safe Harbor without reservation."
David Olsen, Senior Pastor
North Carroll Assembly of God, Manchester, MD



"The staff of Safe Harbor is clinically and academically trained and will draw upon their experience to sensitively address the unique emotional, mental, spiritual, and relational needs from a Christian and biblical perspective. Our church has recently become a satellite site and partner with Safe Harbor because we believe that they provide professional, powerful and prayerful counseling that is reflective of my belief that God is the initiator of change in people and that Christian counselors within the Body of Christ are tools to be used in the process of change, growth and healing.

Your congregation will benefit tremendously through partnering with Safe Harbor. As a pastor, you can confidently refer those you care deeply about, to a proven organization with a Christian world view. Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to give me a call."

Pastor Shawn McBride
New Life Community Church, Bowie, MD


"As the first Christian counselor I spoke to, Erik Sundquist gave me some insights that carried me through the whole article (FTN, January 2000), one being that Christian counselors work primarily through the ethic of love."
Mary Sykes Wylie, Senior Editor
Family Therapy Networker, Washington, DC


"Safe Harbor Counseling Ministry has been a strategic partner of Project Bridges' network of churches and ministry organizations since 2005. Their ministry has been a great resource and support for many of our pastors and their congregants by providing sound clinical counseling from a biblical perspective. Erik Sundquist and his staff are men and women of integrity who have a deep compassion for those who are dealing with life’s challenges."
Rev. Harold L. Brinkley, Executive Director
Project Bridges, Inc., Glenn Dale, MD


"Creating a partnership with Safe Harbor has allowed our church to expand its outreach into the community by providing professional counseling services in a Christ-centered environment. As a pastor aware of the limits of his own ability to address major counseling needs, I am grateful to be able to refer individuals and families to a trained counselor right in our own building."
David Gough, Pastor
Temple Hills Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD


"Safe Harbor has been a valuable partner in ministry for us by having a counseling center on site at our church since 2004."
Tino Cione, Senior Pastor
Trinity Assembly of God, Lanham, MD


"Safe Harbor has been a valuable resource for the body of Christ in the DC metro region since 2003. They have made deposits into the lives of others as they walk with people who need God’s touch in their lives."
David Swan, Professor
Capital Bible Seminary, Lanham, MD


"Safe Harbor has a proven track record of investing into the lives of many throughout entire DC metro area. One of their hallmarks is to work side by side with other churches and organizations who are doing the same."
Johnny Parker, Author, Conference Speaker, Men's ministry leader
First Baptist of Glenarden, MD; Chaplain Washington Redskins



"When the counseling waters get a little too rough for me it's nice to know that Safe Harbor is there. I have every confidence in their counseling services and refer people to them without hesitation. I’m glad we're partners with them."
Jim Denison, Minister
Frederick Church of Christ, Frederick, MD



"Having Safe Harbor located on site provides us convenient quality counseling for our people. It's like having first class counselors on staff at no cost. More importantly, the reports I get back from our people are good."
Cabot Lodge, Associate Pastor
Capital Area Christian Church, Mechanicsburg, PA


"We are privileged to partner with Safe Harbor Christian Counseling as they provide quality, Christian-based counseling for our community. We rejoice with the people whose lives that have literally been transformed through this ministry."
Mark Fair, Associate Pastor
Shrewsbury Assembly of God, Shrewsbury, PA


"Safe Harbor has been a very helpful resource to our church body and a good partner in ministry."
Shad Baker, Senior Pastor
Carlisle Evangelical Free Church, Carlisle, PA



"The ability to offer Safe Harbor's professional Christian counseling services is a blessing both to our church family and the local community."
Jerry Jones, Pastor
The Journey, Springfield, VA


"Individuals and families of Northern Virginia seeking solid, professional counseling in a Christian atmosphere now have an excellent opportunity through the services of Safe Harbor. The Christian community of St. Andrew and St. Margaret is proud to be a partner in their endeavor."
Rev. Nick Athanaelos, Rector
Anglican Church of St. Andrew & St. Margaret, Alexandria, VA



"As a pastor and shepherd of souls, I often find myself at a loss to deal with chronic and severe mental and emotional disorders. When I find that I have individuals in my congregation with problems beyond my field of expertise, I never hesitate to call on Erik Sundquist and the staff at Safe Harbor Christian Counseling. I highly recommend Erik for his depth of theological understanding, practical advice, and Godly wisdom. I think one of Erik's strengths comes from his understanding on the relationship between our fallen state and our emotional struggles. Erik has an uncanny ability to cut to the heart of the matter and apply biblical solutions for people in need. Erik is a dear friend, a brother in Christ, and an excellent Christian counselor."
Todd Williams, Senior Pastor
Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church, Chester, MD


"Pastoral care must be able to have a "Safe Harbor" for those with chronic needs. I have been able to refer individuals and families with confidence to Safe Harbor Christian Counseling. They have the time and professional ability to provide the care needed. I recommend their services."
Pastor Phil Foster
Pasadena Assembly of God, Pasadena, MD


"Bay Area Community Church began its unique experience about three years ago…We have been greatly blessed not only by Safe Harbor's presence in our building but by the opportunities to receive great counseling and wisdom from Safe Harbor clinicians. We have also had the opportunity to host several professional seminars in our building facilitated by Safe Harbor."
Leanne Lane, Mercy Ministry Director
Bay Area Community Church, Annapolis, MD


"Selena Eldridge of Safe Harbor Christian Counseling has counseled many of our young men and women who had experienced deep seated problems. Selena has applied professional counseling expertise and Godly wisdom in getting to the heart of the problem, providing well-defined, measurable steps towards wellness. I heartily recommend Safe Harbor Counseling."
Pastor Jack Cox
Severn Covenant Church, Severn, MD


"As one of the pastors here at Severn Covenant Church I have observed the fruit of Selena's care first hand, she has worked with and been a blessing to many both within our congregation and they local community. I confidently refer folks to her when I believe their needs fall outside the bounds of general pastoral counseling. I have the utmost regard and respect for Safe Harbor as a service provider in this field."
Pastor Kevin Spence
Severn Covenant Church, Severn, MD


"As a trained professional counselor and after pastoring for eighteen years I do not give recommendations or referrals casually. The educational background and qualifications of counselors are important, but I am also interested in learning more about their world view, their perspectives on the Bible and their genuine care for clients.

Safe Harbor Christian Counseling is a trusted community of counselors that I can highly recommend. As the owner of the Anne Arundel County Safe Harbor counseling group, Selena Eldridge is a rich reservoir of therapeutic knowledge, practical wisdom and understanding."

Joel A. Freeman, Ph.D., President/CEO
Freeman Institute, Gambrills, MD


"By providing space to Safe Harbor, our congregation and other residents of our area have a first class counseling service at their finger tips. We are most happy to serve as a supporting partner with Safe Harbor Christian Counseling."
Bill McKinney, Senior Pastor
Mariners' Church, Annapolis, MD