A webinar on December 3, 2021 at 1pm Central Time. Sandra Wilson is a speaker, former therapist, now a spiritual director, and a renowned author of three Christian psychology/counseling classics: Released from Shame, Hurt People Hurt People, and Into Abba's Arms. For those who register before Friday, December 3, we'll send a copy of one chapter from each book, since we'll be discussing her books, as well as her more recent work as a spiritual director. Register Now Sandra Wilson Books
Confession & Lament in Christian Soul Care The Psalms invite us to put our most difficult experiences into words and share them with God. Research on therapy has found psychological benefits from journaling and talking with others who are safe and empathic. The Gideon Institute sponsored a two-track conference where we heard from therapists, pastors, theologians, and sufferers speak about addressing sin and suffering by talking with God and others. It was held on October 29-30, 2021 in partnership with the Julianna Poor Memorial Counseling Center of Houston's First Baptist Church. Held live at the Downtown campus of Houston's First [...]
A Christian Model for Understanding and Working with the Heart Presented by Dr. Eric Johnson, 2021 AACC Waymaker World Conference Christianity is a religion of the heart. In this workshop, we will consider how the heart can be understood as a psychological construct similar to, but different from, the mind and the focus of activity in psychotherapy and counseling when working with emotions, relationships, and the unconscious. Part of our time together will be spent practicing techniques that take people into their hearts. Learning Objectives Participants will: Articulate a Christian framework for licensed mental health professionals and psychologists working with [...]
September 10, 2021, 1 p.m. CST. Martin Luther's Christ-centered theology, based in his desire for care of souls, provides Christian counselors and pastors with a foundation to bring Christ's Gospel and forgiveness into their soul care. Join Dr. Rick Marrs for this free webinar and learn how to do Christ-Centered Therapy. This is a free event open to the public.