American Association of Christian Counselors
American Association of Christian Counselors

When You Love Someone Who is Facing Addiction

Brian Murphy, MS, LMHC Chemical dependence is occurring at epidemic proportions in the world in which we live. During President Obama’s recent and final State of the Union address, he spent some of those precious moments discussing the topic of addiction and the effects it has and will continue to have on our nation if […]

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Dr. Tim Jennings: Champion of Health Award

  Dr. Jennings has been named a Champion of Health by True Health Broadcasting Network in association with Health Institute for Preventive Care, Access, Research and Education (HIPCARE) and True Health TV and will be presented with the “Legacy Champion of Health” award at a Gala on Saturday, April 16, 2016, 6pm to 10pm at […]

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Taking in God’s Love

Juliet Caceres, PsyD. February is the month of love. What better time to contemplate the source of all love and to consider His extraordinary love for us? A “love” scripture often quoted is Song of Solomon 6:31: “I belong to my beloved, and his desire is for me.” What a beautiful declaration of the certainty […]

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Lessons for the Clinician through the Steps of AA

Raymond Alvarez, MS, LCSW As I began working in the field of substance abuse, I learned that addiction and Christianity have more in common than one might think. Four years ago, I was asked, “Why substance abuse?” At the time I shared that it is nice to work in a field where there is so […]

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A Special Place with God

Julie Woodley,  M.A. This place. This place that God has me in; this vulnerable, dependent space where I find pure beauty and joy has awakened my heart to do something more. It reminds me that the world is dying to know and experience this kind of extravagant love as well. The more I give away, […]

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The Baby Boomers’ Dilemma: Generativity or Stagnation?

Jacqueline Gatewood, Psy.D. I remember when my youngest was going through the tantrum phase; my friends were quick to advise: “It’s just a stage. He’ll outgrow it.” And so it was—just a stage, one of many. It seems that life is made up of going through stages and, according to theorists, this continues over a […]

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Why Emotional Abundance Holds the Key To Lasting Peace

Lisa Murray,  M.A., LMFT For most of my life I felt anything but abundant.  I was exhausted trying to be everything for everybody.  I was obsessed with winning other’s approval.  I was terrified of rejection.  I was demanding and critical of myself.  I could never speak my thoughts and feelings and I did my very best […]

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Wait For It: Seeking God in Troubling Times

Margaret Nagib, Psy.D. The Urban Dictionary describes the all too popular phrase “wait for it” as: “A sentence enhancing phrase used to illustrate the epicness of an object/situation/event.”   Epicness. Is that even a word? No doubt it’s another Urban Dictionary concoction, but surely the word I would use to describe what lies next for those brave enough to ask God the […]

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Identifying the Patterns of Relationship Dependency

Dr. Gregory Jantz Dr. Jantz will be speaking on this topic as a guest for our Counseltalk Webinar on January 19th.  Be sure to register at www.counseltalk.net! You can also hear Dr. Jantz speak on Technology Management and Mental Health on January 21st for our ICCA webinar. Sign up here: http://www.iccaonline.net/webinars/.  Dependent people are lonely and crave […]

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The Power and Science of Hope

Margaret Nagib, Psy.D. Dr. Nagib will be speaking on this topic as a guest on Dr. Tim Clinton’s radio show, Life, Love, and Family.  Be sure to tune in to hear Dr. Tim interview Dr. Nagib when the broadcast airs on December 9th!   The most intriguing piece of advice I ever received as a counselor in […]

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