Wellness Ministry

Resources and information about emotional, physical and spiritual health

The focus of Family Wellness at SBPC is mental wellness for everyone in the family. 


Melissa Bolt MSW is our Assistant Director of Family Wellness in the Children’s & Preteen Ministries. She is available to help you with your wellness needs through:

  • Connecting you with appropriate and tailored resources 
  • Discussing if/which resources could be helpful to your circumstances
  • Praying with you 

She is able to meet via technology or in-person in her office on SBPC Campus. Please reach out with any questions, needs, or requests. All inquiries/conversations will be kept confidential.




(858)509-2580 x1410


Note that Melissa is out of the office on Fridays and Saturdays, so emails and calls will be returned starting on Mondays


Family Wellness will be working in conjunction with all of the programs and resources here at SPBC (see The Care Resource Guide). This program is in addition to what we have always offered. 


Living Through the Loss of a Spouse—New Date

March 6, 2022

1:00-3:00 pm

Hispanic Chapel - at Solana Beach Presbyterian Church

Learn more or register

*Sponsored by SBPC's Living Through Loss Ministry

The Nuts and Bolts of the IEP Process for Parents

February 4, 2022


If you are the parent or guardian of a child who receives special education services, this workshop is for you! Learn about the nuts and bolts of the special education process from the perspective of an administrator and a parent. For more information or to register

The US Surgeon General has warned that teenage mental health has reached a crisis stage. Learn more In response to this, we would like to share that the San Diego County Office of Education provides a FREE gatekeeper training for suicide prevention, "QPR: Question, Persuade and Refer". This training can be helpful to parents, grandparents, friends, etc.. Please find the link to this training here 

Please reach out if you have any questions mental.wellness@solanapres.org 


Wellness Night

We hosted a Wellness Night on October 26, 2021 and the livestream is now available below. Hear from Paula Mazza about her personal mental health journey as well as a time of Q&A from those in attendance at the end.

Family Wellness Night


Grace in Real Time Podcast about preteen mental health is produced by a great team here at SBPC - Paula and Jamie Mazza. They will be releasing podcasts on a monthly basis.

Out of the Dark is a podcast about mental health in the body of Christ. Mandisa and Laura will tackle the idea that, while Jesus IS enough, a relationship with a counselor can help heal wounds that will enhance your relationship with Jesus. With more than 1.6 million records sold, GRAMMY® winner and American Idol Season 5 finalist Mandisa is a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life’s challenges all around the world. Laura Williams is the owner/founder of Be Found Counseling in Brentwood, Tennessee. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in developmental and relational trauma. 

A Mental Health Test. Online screening can be a tool in helping to decide when to seek professional resources. Mental Health America has a variety of screenings through this link.