Hope and Restoration Pathways

professional Christian counseling 

All of us need help at times in our lives. Sometimes challenges just become too much for us to handle on our own.  HARP is here to help.  Hope and Restoration Pathways provides professional Christian counseling to individuals and families who need someone to come by their side and help them through the difficulties or challenges of life.  It would be our privilege to partner with you to help you find hope and restoration.  


We believe that no problem is too complex for God's love to overcome. Our faith-based approach draws from traditional Christian values and beliefs in order to facilitate personal growth and healing.  We rely upon sound therapeutic techniques and principles as well as proven Biblical principles to enable people to overcome their challenges with God's help.  Lora Williams, the founder of HARP, has seen many peoples' lives changed over the past 20 years through this faith-based approach to counseling.


Our licensed, experienced counselors are qualified to provide services to all age groups, including children and teens.  HARP counselors provide individual counseling, marriage counseling, and family counseling services for a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, traumatic life events, domestic violence, divorce, parenting, grief, substance abuse, among other issues.  


HARP therapists utilize numerous therapeutic techniques in order to assist the client toward the ultimate goal of healing and restoration.  The majority of adult clients will benefit from a traditional talk therapy approach to counseling. With younger clients HARP clinicians will utilize play therapy and structured activities to allow children to naturally open up and talk about their feelings. Preteens and adolescents often also respond well to certain forms of play therapy.  For adults who find verbal expression of their emotional struggles too painful, HARP clinicians may utilize art therapy modalities. Application of scripture to specific areas of need is especially helpful as well as prayer for the client offered by the clinician.



At HARP we believe you are uniquely created by God to make beautiful music with your individual life-song.   However, as life happens, struggles occur, and crises overwhelm us, we sometimes discover that our "instrument" ends up with some broken strings that are in need of repair.  Our hope is that by partnering with clinicians here at HARP, that we can help repair those broken strings to enable your life to make beautiful music again.


HARP's private office is a short drive from many places in Garner, Raleigh, Cary, Fuquay Varina, Benson, Dunn, Holly Springs, Apex, Knighdale, Wendell, Smithfield, and Clayton.  See the Contact Us page for directions.




When you call you will speak directly with a therapist.  We can be reached at 919-793-6445.  Your call will be returned promptly in the event all staff are in session with other clients.

Client Forms

Here we provide several forms in PDF format for downloading directly from our site.  Many of these forms are useful assessment tools that will help your therapist in evaluating the nature of your challenges.

Restoring Life's

Beautiful Music

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