4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling
McMinn, Ph.D., Mark R. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (1996)
4 MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling
Christian counseling is all about integrating psy...
Anthony A Frank
The goal of Christian Counseling in Discipleship
November 25, 2013
The Goal of Christian Counseling in discipleship
The ultimate goal of Christian counseling is to bring forth maturity in Christ. Maturity in...
I. The Possibility of Change
A. Unbridled Pessimism (Cavanaugh)
B. Exuberant Optimism (Mahoney)
C. The Balanced Truth
II. The Potential of Change: Series of Questions
A. What Are We Trying to Change?
1. The Core Personality?
2. Discovering Who We Are in Christ?
In the book Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling (2011), Mark McMinn grasps attention of the readers to the role of the Christian faith in counseling practice. The author explains through the practical examples how psychology, theology, and spirituali...
Competent Christian Counseling
Dr. Diane Powell
July 28, 2013
The emotional pain that leads many to anger, depression, loneliness, anxiety, and conflict is prevalent in our society. Those whose lives have been changed through the Cross know th...
Introduction to Psychology
November 3, 2010
Psychology in Christian Perspective: An Overview
Psychological studies are mainly based on the direct observation of human behavior, rather than reasoning or speculation. Psychology is like any other subje...
After reading the article, “Discerning Spiritual Discernment: Assessing Current Approaches for Understanding God’s Will”, I see the value in the entire decision making factors listed in the article. I will though start off by saying the most important factor in any decision needed to be...
Integration of Psychology and Theology
Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality In Christian Counseling
Mark R. McMinn
The book begins with at brief selection as it addresses the importance of the counselor util...
Personal Integrated Theory
COUN 507-B01: Spring 2011
March 13, 2011
It is important to develop a biblically based theory of Christian counseling that integrates psychology, spirituality, and theology. This model must be flexible enough to...
Within the Christian community there is a wide variety of opinions concerning and validating psychology. The word psychology is defined as the scientific study of behavior and mental process (King, 2010). The root word psych means “mind” or some might say “soul,” and if you look at it in tha...
Hypnosis in Healthcare: A Christian Perspective
Christopher S. Baker
Oral Roberts University
Steven Lafevers, a certified counselor and hypnotherapist, presents the reader with an array of methods and techniques associated with hypnotherapy. The reading offers detailed step by...
Reflections of a Trainee Counsellor |
The aim of this essay is to reflect on, and critique, the experience of counselling a client. The focus will be on identifying key counselling skills and their importance in the therapeutic alliance between counsellor and client. The purpose of this is to...
and your life
A Gift of Life
It was every subway rider’s nightmare, times two. Who has ridden along New York’s 656 miles of subway lines and not wondered: “What if I fell to the tracks as a train came i...
Memory is an important part of our lives. Memory is our ability to take what we have observed and put it into a form that we can store, retrieve, and use. We use memory every day and we often take for granted many aspects of memory. For example, you probably are taking for granted that you remember...
Our world is difficult to understand and constantly changing. Often times we find ourselves not being able to keep up with every day demands. We have complexities to deal with and experiences that we do not know how to cope with. At times, simply sitting down and...
My Thoughts on Counseling with Specifics in Cognitive-Behavioral and Family Systems Therapy
Jessica H. Dodson
This paper covers my personal views on therapy and my thoughts on my most popular choices, cognitive-behavioral and family systems therapy. We start off by...
Extemporaneous Speech: Final
Counseling a Friend
Hello everyone! To my teacher and classmates, I hope you had a good sleep last night. To start off, let me congratulate everyone in this room first because it’s configured that we are all humans! But being a human is not all laughter and partyin...
Thinking Critically With Psychological Science
NOTE: Answer guidelines for all Chapter 1 questions begin on page 31.
Chapter 1 explains the limits of intuition and common sense in reasoning about behavior and mental processes. To counteract our human tendency toward fau...