Should Christians Go To Counseling?

I recently came across a message by a very well-known pastor who preached on why Christians should never see a counselor. The pastor shall remain nameless as I believe he is well intentioned; his message conveys genuine care and concern for his flock. However, as well intentioned as he may be, he is wrong; surprisingly, …

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De-Stress Yourself: Here’s How

The big, bad S word. . . Stress. It can be a killer. And in our culture, we hear a lot about it. Chances are that you already know the serious physiological, mental and emotional consequences of stress. So I won’t bore you with that. But you may not know helpful strategies for managing your …

Shake Those Negative Feelings: Here’s How.

One of the most common phrases I hear from clients is this: “well, that’s just how I feel, and I can’t help it.” As a therapist, my first response is to validate the client’s feeling; that really is how the person is feeling, whether it’s rational or not. My second response is to challenge the …