WHO WE ARE

Grace Like a River is a Christian counseling, spiritual direction and healing ministry of Dr. Shawn Geraty and associates whose passion is to see people’s hearts transformed and minds renewed in the presence of Christ and the Father’s love.

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WHAT WE DO

 The Grace Like a River team’s speciality is integrating healing and spiritual formation approaches with professional Christian counseling and spiritual direction that lead to transformation and wholeness in people’s lives.

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WHERE WE WORK

Grace Like a River serves the South Central Pennsylvania region with offices conveniently located in Camp Hill along Route 15.  Additionally, we have two satellite offices located in scenic Boiling Springs and Millersburg north of Harrisburg.

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ARE YOU SEEKING HELP AND ANSWERS?

Grace Like a River offers Christian counseling and spiritual direction services for people seeking healing, freedom, restoration and growth in their lives and relationships.

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ARE YOU A PASTOR?

The team at Grace Like a River offers spiritual direction, retreats, seminars, consultation and staff development for pastors and their churches.  The GLR team has years of experience serving the local church and various ministries.

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ARE YOU A COUNSELOR?

Grace Like a River offers networking opportunities, continuing education and supervision for counselors in training for licensure, as well as supervision in areas of formational prayer and spiritual direction.

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“Our counseling and spiritual direction helps clients engage a journey
toward wholeness, and experience real healing, transformation and freedom”
DR. SHAWN GERATY • OWNER, CHRISTIAN COUNSELOR, SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me.

He freed me from all my fears.

Those who look to him for help

will be radiant with joy;

no shadow of shame will darken their faces.”

(Psalms 34:4–5, NLT)

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I am a pastor, a counselor, and a professor of counseling on the graduate level, and when someone in my family needed counseling, Shawn was the first person I contacted. I regularly refer people (children, adults, married couples) to Shawn because of his caring, warm personality, his heart of compassion for people, and his ability to understand the spiritual, emotional, relational, and physical needs of people where they are. I highly recommend Shawn to anyone who needs counseling.
Pastor
I go to Shawn for deep healing of deep wounds. He has helped me beyond my hopes of just getting better. Shawn has helped me flow through some of the most difficult blocks which seemed like infinite dead ends. I am a living testimony of what God’s merciful touch does through this ministry. I truly treasure Shawn, his genuine care, and the work that he is doing. He is able to listen, is extremely intuitive,and always compassionately professional. This is a powerful combination which has been indispensable on my healing journey. I am very happy with him and feel that it has been God’s favor that has brought me to Shawn. I would send the most fragile, the most traumatized, and the seemingly unreachable to his care without hesitation. I thank God for this healing ministry and change I’ve experienced.
K.S.
I have used a number of counselors over the years, and I can say that Shawn has without question been the most effective. He has been able to change the type of counseling we do based on my need, while still moving me forward in my journey for emotional healing. He has proven himself to be not only an excellent counselor but also someone who I can say has become a good friend. His love for broken people like us is evident and should you walk down this road with Shawn you will be treated like a person , not a paycheck. He has been willing to work with me even in financial tuff times. I recommend Shawn on a regular basis to people I run into and we have all had the same result. He is a good man and If you are seeking help, he is a great person to bring along on your journey.
D.M.
I have referred a number of folks to Shawn, and have had very positive feedback from everyone without exception. Very effective, and a completely different approach to counseling than most. I trust Shawn completely.
Anonymous
Grace Like a River’s purpose is to position people for life-transforming encounters in the Father’s healing presence and love. Our vision is to see those who are broken and struggling obtain freedom, engage a journey toward wholeness, experience healthy, vibrant relationships with God and others, discover their true identity, and begin to live from that place.
Grace Like a River believes in integrating presence-driven and healing approaches with Christ-centered counseling and spiritual direction that lead to deep healing, transformation and wholeness.
The team at Grace Like a River promises to help individuals discover the obstacles to intimacy and growth in their lives while helping them engage a life-changing healing journey.
Grace Like a River offers compassionate and attentive Christian counseling and spiritual direction that positions individuals for life change.