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Attachment Based Intervention Specialist, Level 1 12-Hour Intensive Training

April 12-13, 2024Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention CenterAtlanta, GA What’s your specialty as a counselor? Your area of expertise? For years, the Christian counseling movement has been shifting to a specialization focus with counselors leading the way in treating and educating others on specialized topics such as Sex Addiction, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, […]

By DOUG REID, 3 months ago
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Pandemic Depression? Twenty-Five Come Alive! 25 + Ways to Treat Your Own Depression

Pandemic Depression? Twenty-Five Come Alive! 25 + Ways to Treat Your Own Depression by Lois A. Dodds, M.A., M.A., Ph.D., L.P.C. Depressed?  Of course! Without a doubt this year of the pandemic and all its “shut in” realities can make any of us depressed!  It is a normal and common response to the distressing events in […]

By AACC, 4 years ago
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Sin, Racial Bias, and Ahmaud Arbery

Sin, Racial Bias, and Ahmaud Arbery by Mark Crear, Ph.D.  What does sin look like? Even in the midst of a nationwide pandemic, you cannot run from the violent aggressiveness, profiling, and, ultimately, tragic and senseless deaths that haunt our nation. Specifically, I am speaking of the senseless death of Ahmaud Arbery. It was stated, “He (Ahmaud […]

By AACC, 4 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, 4 years ago
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“God, Why Can’t I Feel You?”

Steve Wright, M.A. Timberline Knolls “I just don’t feel God anymore!” The woman sitting across from me spoke with intense angst and ache in her voice. “God is everything to me. Now I feel so distant from Him. But what’s worse is I can’t feel Him.” This woman, who we’ll call Sarah for the sake […]

By AACC, 6 years ago
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Standing Strong through the Storm

Megan France, LCPC Therapist, Timberline Knolls     A few years ago, I was having a conversation with my pastor about my struggles managing the stress in my life. At the time, I was also working with families that were impacted by complex trauma and PTSD. It was overwhelming to continually try to find ways […]

By AACC, 6 years ago