June 11, 2016

One of my clients, a middle-aged African-American fellow, suffering from anxiety and depression, had a long conversation with me about why so many people of color struggle so much in life. He has been researching past achievements of black men and has found that many g...

June 3, 2016

 

 

 

     When teens feel sad, distressed, anxious, or confused, the emotions may be so extreme they lead to acts of self-injury (also called cutting, self-mutilation, or self-harm). Most teens that inflict injury on themselves do so because they are experiencing stress...

May 24, 2016

 

     Anger’s root cause is frustration. Frustration stems from anxiety. Anxiety may be caused by genetic factors and/or environmental experiences, such as an abusive parent; trauma during childhood or even trauma experienced as an adult.

 

     Anxiety ov...

May 17, 2016

 

     There are a number of Bible verses which imply that prayer can bring about good fortune. However, we must remember that God’s will is primary to our desires.

 

      I have noticed that some of the most successful business people I know have a strong...

May 12, 2016

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    Within just the past two weeks, I have listened to horrific stories about female counselors insulting and minimizing the turmoil and pain of sexual assault victims. One patient told me her past therapist called her a baby and to “...

May 10, 2016

 

 

What Is a Christian Counselor?

Being a Christian Counselor means something different from what people may assume.  It does not involve trying to convert people. It does not mean using legalism from the Bible. What it does mean is helping people see the words of Christ...

May 1, 2016

Do you have a young man or boy in your home who is demonstrating outward sexual expression? Are they showing signs of having disrespect for women? If so, try using this pledge, which I recently composed for a 9-year-old foster child to sign. After teaching him about re...

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