All posts by Vincent Ketchie | Marriage Counselor

Vincent Ketchie, LPC is a marriage counselor, but also counsels men and teenagers. He is married to Laura. They have a son and two dogs. His favorite verse is "I have been crucified with Christ, I no longer live but Christ lives within me..." Galatians 2:20

Vincent with Maasai Family
Vincent and his co-missionary Thom with the Maasai family that they lived with for about two months.

Children Need To Learn Respect

In 1995, I spent a couple of months in the summer in Kenya. I lived with a pastor’s family in a house with mud walls. This pastor was a part of the Maasai tribe. In

Resolutions and Healthy Food

Resolutions and Healthy Food

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? At our house, we have not had resolutions per se, but we are continually trying to improve our lifestyle and be healthy.  Resolutions seem to set you

I Am Worried that I have Anxiety

I’m Worried That I Have Anxiety

  “I don’t have anxiety. I am just a ‘Type A’ personality.” This is what I would tell myself. I have everything taken care of and am doing okay. Everything is normal and healthy for

Signs Your Marriage Is Susceptible to An Affair

Seven Signs Your Marriage Is Susceptible To An Affair

Many times, I have spouses who are blindsided by affairs. Their comments are: “I didn’t see it coming. I have been breaking my neck over here trying to help us while he has been cheating.

Bombarded With Words

Bombarded With Words?

“I wake up, and my wife starts talking. I hear some of them, and some of them I don’t.”      Do you ever wake up and feel like you’re being bombarded with words? This

So Your Spouse Is Having An Affair...

So Your Spouse Is Having an Affair…A Practical Christian Guide

“Your knee-jerk reaction, many times, is to try to win them back.”     You are dumb-founded. You can’t believe this is happening to you. You are stunned. Horrified. Shocked. You ask yourself, “What have I

Most Misunderstood Couples Skill

The Most Misunderstood Couples Skill

     It never fails. My couples come to my office. I talk about assertiveness. They attest that they understand what it is. They proclaim they exercise it in their relationship. But when we begin

Five Ways Creativity Restores Mental Health
Faceted glass window in a funeral home in Maryland.

Five Ways That Creativity Restores Mental Health

     In addition to counseling, I am blessed to have a job that allows me to be extremely creative. I design stained glass windows, mainly for churches. Although it is challenging, I enjoy the

Marriage in Trouble?

Five Signs That Your Marriage Is In Trouble

1. Stonewalling – Your spouse shuts down. They ignore and avoid you. They do not talk about what is upsetting them. They act like everything is okay, but keep on doing things to annoy you.

Practical Ways to Handle Conflict

SLOW DOWN! Practical Ways To Handle Conflict

     In my practice, I see many couples. They are coming to me because they are having relationship problems. They are wound up and going way too fast – in their thinking, speaking, and

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