Pathways to Healing: Integrating Therapeutic Approaches

In this episode of “The Defender Podcast,” we explore the synergy of therapeutic integration. Lifeline’s very own, Angela Mains, talks with host Dr. Rick Morton to uncover how blending modalities like cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and somatic experiencing fosters holistic healing. Join us as we navigate the pathways to wellness, revealing the transformative power of integrated therapeutic approaches.


Angela Mains, MA, LPC-S, TBRI® Practitioner, Registered Play Therapist, joined Lifeline’s team in December 2012. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Family Science from Anderson University, a Master’s Degree in Licensed Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and a certificate in Play Therapy from Capella University. Angela primarily works with attachment and trauma in children, adolescents, and adults, as well as helping people with anxiety, grief, depression, anger, marriage and parenting support. She is a fully certified Theraplay® Therapist, utilizes Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), is a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) practitioner, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained, Certified Theraplay® Trainer, and a Prepare/Enrich Facilitator and Seminar Director. Angela has also been blessed to be able to train in Corrective Attachment Therapy (CAT) with Dr. Terry Levy of the Evergreen Psychotherapy Center. Angela is passionate about attachment and is excited to work with families who have welcomed adopted and foster children into their homes with the hope that God will use her as a vessel of healing in their lives.


Herbie Newell is the President & Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services and its ministry arms.


Dr. Rick Morton is the Vice President of Engagement at Lifeline Children’s Services.


Promo: Counseling 

After 41 years of experience serving children and families (and having families of our own), we know the value of counseling. We also know the end goal of counseling isn’t to “fix” a problem but to help us develop as healthier individuals and families. Living in a world marred by sin, we will encounter trauma, loss, grief, and difficulties. God has gifted and skilled counselors to help us process those times so we can heal, help others, and live for the utmost glory of God. 

We are grateful for our counseling team at Lifeline and the way they serve families. If you would like to partner with us to help more families on the path to healing, visit to learn more about becoming a monthly donor. 


The mission of Lifeline Children’s Services is to equip the Body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. Our vision is for vulnerable children and their communities to be transformed by the gospel and to make disciples. 


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