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Disconnect to Connect: Couples and Social Media Use

Disconnect to Connect: Couples and Social Media Use by Elias Moitinho, PhD, LPC-S, LPC, LMFT & Denise Moitinho, PhD You may have clients who complain about their spouse’s excessive use of technology and social media and how it interferes negatively with their marital relationship. We know that married couples enter counseling for a variety of reasons, and […]

By AACC, 2 years ago
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Giving Up Control

Giving Up Control by Barry Ham The prophet Isaiah proclaims to God that “we are the clay, You are the potter; we are all the work of Your hand” (Isa. 64:8). I envision myself on a potter’s wheel with God trying to shape me into something magnificent. However, because I can’t see what He is […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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Addiction and Dependent Love

Addiction and Dependent Love Depending on other people to provide you with value and worth.  I find it virtually impossible to engage in a discussion of shame, blame, and guilt without a corresponding look at the role of core beliefs. Core beliefs are what people hold as truth, most often, I’ve found, developed in childhood. […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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Sleep, Diet, Wellness, and Performance: Leadership-by-Example

Sleep, Diet, Wellness, and Performance: Leadership-by-Example What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? (James 2:14 NIV) To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. (1 Peter […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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To Believe or Not to Believe: The Role of Faith in Treating Mental Illness and Preventing Suicide

To Believe or Not to Believe: The Role of Faith in Treating Mental Illness and Preventing Suicide Harold G. Koenig, M.D. More and more research is showing a connection between religious beliefs and practices and better mental health (i.e., greater well-being, less alcohol or drug abuse, less depression, and less suicide).1, 2 Researchers are now […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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Helping Career Coaching and Counseling Clients Make Positive Change through Faith Integration

Helping Career Coaching and Counseling Clients Make Positive Change through Faith Integration by Dina Jones & Erica Wright This article first appeared in January 2018 as an AACC CounselED article. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Faith integration is an important part […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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Christian HealthCare Ministries

What is Christian Healthcare Ministries? Health cost sharing is a way to satisfy your healthcare costs and help others while upholding your Christian beliefs and sticking to your budget. Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM) is a group of hundreds of thousands of Christians across the United States and around the world who share each other’s burdens […]

By DJONES, 2 years ago
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Life—It’s Value, Virtue, and Vulnerability

Life—It’s Value, Virtue, and Vulnerability Dr. Jared Pingleton Human life is profound, precious, and priceless. Life itself is miraculous, marvelous, and mysterious. Consequently, humans are infinitely valuable yet inherently vulnerable. Humans were designed and created as the crowning achievement of all creation to proclaim the glory and grandeur of the Almighty as well as to […]

By AACC, 3 years ago
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The Dialogue Between Psychology and Theology

“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.” Galatians 5:22-23 (NRSV) If the Spirit can produce all the above, why do not we rely on the spirit instead of counseling to have joy, peace, self-control, etc.? The Bible does not […]

By AACC, 3 years ago
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5 Truths for True Love in Your Marriage

5 Truths for True Love in Your Marriage By Dr. Tim Clinton & Patrick Springle We all carry relational wounds. So we go through life with a skewed definition of love. Our actions are often a far cry from true love. The truth is, we may be trying to “love” the other in an attempt […]

By DJONES, 9 years ago