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Category Archives: Psychology and Christianity

Helping a Counselee Understand Chemical Imbalance

Often counselees are told by their doctors that they have a “chemical imbalance” that only medicine will correct. But is this correct? Continue reading

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Counseling People Struggling with Obsessions and Compulsions

In working with people who struggle with obsessions and compulsions, the biblical counselor’s goal for a counselee is not that they would be totally temptation free, but rather that they would consistently increase in faithful responses. Victory is not the absence of struggle, but the growing response of faithfulness in the midst of the struggle. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, Biblical Counseling, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 4

You’re reading the fourth of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Temptation | Tags: , , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 3

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 2

You’re reading the second of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 1

You’re reading the first of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

Sufficiency of Scripture and Psychotropic Medication

You’re reading the fourth in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Scripture and Counseling. In today’s post, Bob Kellemen explores The Sufficiency of Scripture and Psychotropic Medication. Continue reading

Topics: Medication, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Sufficiency of Scripture | Tags: , , , , ,

Good Mood Bad Mood on Family Life Today

This past January, I had the privilege of flying to Little Rock Arkansas and spending a day with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine talking about my book Good Mood Bad Mood on their Family Life Today program. We had a lively discussion concerning the diagnosis of depression and bipolar disorder and questions concerning medical treatment and counseling care. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Depression, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , , , ,

10 Reasons to Attend the ACBC’s National Conference

Excitement is building for the National Conference of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors this year and there is good reason. It is the first Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of October (October 6-8, 2014). This is the year to attend this conference even if you have attended in the past, but especially if you have never attended. Why am I so confident? Let me share with you ten clear reasons that make me confident this will be an unforgettable stellar year. Continue reading

Topics: Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , , ,

Weekend Media Resource: When Should a Pastor Recommend a Psychiatrist?

BCC Staff Note: On weekends we often highlight one of our many free resources. This weekend we highlight a video interview with Mike Emlet. Dr. Emlet addresses the important and the controversial question, “When should a pastor recommend a psychiatrist?”

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , , ,

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