Category: Resources and Organizations

11. Restoring Families with Holly Haynes (Part 2)

11. Restoring Families with Holly Haynes (Part 2)

Restoring Families

Caroline continues her interview with Holly Haynes with the Faith-Based Counseling Training Institute (FBCTI). In this episode, Holly shares the final four steps of FBCTI’s 7-step approach to reconciliation. Check out episode 10 for the first three steps!

The 7 Steps to Reconciliation

  1. Be a peacemaker and make the first move
  2. Ask God for wisdom
  3. Begin with your part of the problem
  4. Listen
  5. Show gratitude and gratefulness
  6. Fix the problem, not the blame
  7. Focus on reconciliation, not resolution

About Holly

Holly Haynes has been the CEO of Faith Based Counselor Training Institute (FBCTI) since 2018, the training institute her father Dr. Michael K. Haynes started in 1996. Holly moved their International Headquarters from Texas to Steamboat Springs, Colorado where she and Dr. Haynes reside today. Holly has been a Certified Restorative Therapist specializing in Anger Management, Chemical Dependency, and helping women align with life since 2005. Holly is also a Certified Chaplain and an Ordained Minister. Holly is married and has 5 grown children, all serving the Lord, and has many grandchildren.

Faith-Based Counselor Training Institute

“We at FBCTI have one vision and that is to train up disciples who have a call to see the broken and hurting made whole by the relentless love of Jesus Christ.”

Website: Faith-Based Counselor Training Institute (

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7. Mental Health Resources at MHAH

7. Mental Health Resources at MHAH

Mental Health Resources at Mental Health America of the Heartland

Sue Crain Lewis is the President/CEO of Mental Health America of the Heartland, the local office of the nationwide Mental Health America nonprofit. Sue’s compassion is her strongest attribute in serving the needs of persons living with mental illness as well as their families and the community at large.

“Recovery is inevitable with the right treatment and supports.” — Lewis

With services ranging from offering educational workshops, providing housing for the homeless, and sharing information on public mental health policies, you may be surprised at all that Mental Health America of the Heartland has to offer. Be ready to take some notes as you listen! Or, check out their website at

The national organization – Mental Health America:

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Ministry website:




6. Living a Recovery Lifestyle – What does that mean, anyway?

6. Living a Recovery Lifestyle – What does that mean, anyway?

September is Recovery Month!

Sometimes this designation gets overlooked because September is also Suicide Prevention Month. But one way to address rising suicide rates is to help people learn to live a life of recovery. In this podcast, Caroline shares definitions of recovery that include one unique perspective of recovery as “to again protect myself.” She also talks about practical activities that can represent the recovery lifestyle.

DID YOU DO THE ASSIGNMENT CAROLINE MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST/VIDEO? She is waiting to hear from you. Please email Caroline at

International Recovery Day

Caroline also encourages listeners to attend the panel discussion on recovery as part of International Recovery Day. Information can be found at this link:

International Recovery Day

The following resources were also used in the podcast.

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration –

Definitions of Recovery