American Association of Christian Counselors
American Association of Christian Counselors

AS/ASD Special Interest and Gender Identity/Dysphoria

Stephanie C. Holmes MA, BCCC, Certified Autism Specialist   A Discussion with Dr. Tony Attwood, World Renowned AS/ASD Expert This AS/ASD special interest article will address an issue of growing concern that we in the Christian counseling field can neither be ignorant or insensitive about in the world of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  When I was in […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Urgent Need for Christian Counselors for our Military

Major General Bob Dees, U.S. Army, Retired, AACC Military Director Originally posted 11/12/2012 The mental and behavioral health challenges facing our nation’s military are unprecedented.  The military suicide statistics alone are tragic—what the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff termed “a national epidemic.”  These suicide dynamics, combined with the lingering effects of military deployments […]

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Rewriting History in Your Relationships

Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. When a relationship is infested with hidden anger and unexposed truths, it is an unresolved relationship. Unresolved relationships are a source of pain. It is important to remember, however, that bringing resolution to a relationship does not mean the relationship will be good or positive or perfect. Bringing resolution to a relationship […]

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Open My Eyes

Julie Woodley, M.A. “Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.” Psalm 119:18 We receive our blessings where God calls us to go. I don’t want to miss out on God’s best for me. As it says in Isaiah 6:3: “He equips us in this place. Our best weapon is to […]

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Finding Joy in Today

Steve Wright, M.A.   After these events, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield; your reward will be very great.” But Abram said, “Lord God, what can you give me, since I am childless and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” […]

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Rejoice in Suffering

    The idea of being able to rejoice in suffering seems to almost contradict itself. How many people or clients do you know that say while they were in a trial period of their life have told you that they truly had joy in that trial? Not many at all. Why is that? Because […]

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God’s Comfort in Difficult Times

Julie Woodley, M.A. In 2005, I fell off a bike and had a traumatic brain injury that included two subdural hematomas. I had surgery for this injury for which they say the majority of people die and those that live, struggle with horrible headaches, severe depression and other problems. By the grace of God and […]

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The Definition of “Self”

Steve Wright, LCPC, RDDP In the movie “The Majestic,” Jim Carey plays a screenwriter in the post WWII McCarthy era who is blacklisted. Subsequently, in his distress, he takes a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. In a rain storm, he loses control of his car on a bridge and plunges into a river, striking […]

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He Is Risen!

  That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and may share in His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death. – Apostle Paul His story… THE Passion. “And being in an agony He prayed more earnestly” (Luke 22:44 ESV) The Garden. A place where Jesus had come many times before to […]

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Why Perfectionism Will Always Steal Our Peace

Lisa Murray, M.A., L.M.F.T. It’s always there.  Like a mosquito I keep swatting, as it buzzes around my head, torturing me with its presence.  Just when I think I have come to accept myself, embrace my flaws, and live in peace, perfectionism sneaks right up and bites me, draining the life and peace right out […]

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