People who are thinking of choosing counseling as a profession may want to consider Christian/Biblical counseling as a course of study. This job would include principles of psychology used in conjunction with your Christian faith. If you are a Christian and want to help others with their lives in light of what the Bible says, this may be the right field for you.
Counselors are trained to diagnose mental illness, help individuals or groups overcome challenges and conflicts, provide life skills and coping mechanisms, and help people process things they have been through. You might find this profession suitable if you have an interest in helping people get through tough times. You will need to be able to listen well and speak to others without either being judgmental or taking things personally. You may also find psychology combined with your Christian beliefs to be an interesting course of study.