Missionary Wellness Center℠

Are you thinking about serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints*? Or maybe you’re returning home? Regardless of where you are in your journey, Paz Wellness advocates for all missionaries to spend some time at our Missionary Wellness Center! 

Our unique approach combines the medical and behavioral counsel of an professional therapist with the doctrinal and spiritual guidance of a professional religious educator, creating an atmosphere that is trusted and resourceful.

We’re here to give you tools to support your mental health, and we offer specific courses for whatever stage you’re at in your service to the Church. Each course provides a strong foundation of wellness principles and tools that will serve you both on your mission, and in your life beyond/afterward.

Missionary Wellness Center
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Preparing to Serve: A mental wellness approach for pre-missionaries

(For high school seniors & older)

Pre-Missionaries will learn mental health skills in harmony with foundational and accurate Latter-Day Saint doctrine and teachings. Learn principles that will help with areas such as basic neuroscience, how to manage anxiety and depression, forgiveness, assertiveness, managing feelings of overwhelm and guilt, managing expectations, communication, etc. Could aid in helping qualify certain individuals for proselytizing missions. Case scenarios that missionaries typically encounter in reference to mental health will be illustrated during the teaching process.Instruction provided by a professional religious educator and a licensed therapist.

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Staying on the Covenant Path: A mental wellness approach for returned missionaries

(Any length or type of service)

The transition from serving a mission to “regular life” can be exciting and overwhelming. Learn skills and principles related to perfectionism, depression, anxiety, emotional resilience, and examining your purpose. Develop a greater understanding and testimony of The Atonement of Jesus Christ, conversion, the beauty and hope found on the covenant path. Instruction provided by a professional religious educator and a licensed therapist.

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Senior Couple Missionary Wellness: Fortifying faith and wellness as a missionary couple

Serving our Heavenly Father as a senior missionary couple for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints* is an experience filled with a variety of emotions! We are here to provide mental health education and support while using Christ as our foundation. You will learn how to manage your emotions, how to support your family emotionally from a distance, as well as learning practical, hands on tips and strategies for working with other missionaries (youth missionaries or other senior couples). Instruction provided by a professional religious educator and a licensed therapist.

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Life Transitions

My Journey: A faith and wellness course whose mission experiences have been unique or non-traditional

Offering specialized care and instruction for the mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals who undergo less-common, yet complex scenarios related to the mission/missionary culture (e.g., those who don’t serve missions, those who return early from their missions, those who have traumatic experiences in the mission field, etc.). Instruction provided by a professional religious educator and a licensed therapist.

Coming Soon

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Current Missionary Wellness: Strengthen testimony and mental wellness while you serve

Providing educational and mental health education to current missionaries, whether they have been assigned to a service or proselytizing mission. Harness coping skills for dealing with various mental health challenges like anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, perfectionism, scrupulosity etc. Develop a greater understanding and testimony of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, conversion, and the beauty and hope found on the covenant path. Instruction provided by a professional religious educator and a licensed therapist.

Coming Soon

Parents of Missionaries

Missionary Family Wellness: Navigating mental health, wellness and spirituality while supporting a missionary.

Family life continues on while your missionary is out serving. Missionaries face complexities and challenges while serving, and simultaneously families can be going through incredible difficulties as well. How can families and missionaries yoke their efforts to provide help and support to each other in effective ways? This course is designed to address basic mental health and gospel principles that help family members and missionaries know how to best maintain a collaborative approach to family life during this unique period of time.

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* Paz Wellness and the Missionary Wellness Center are not affiliated with or endorsed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.