American Association of Christian Counselors
American Association of Christian Counselors

6 People to Follow On Twitter

Dina Jones, M.A.   Are you using twitter to stay encouraged and informed? Some of today’s most insightful and uplifting influencers have active twitter feeds. Stay connected by following these six people today! Tim Clinton- @DrTimClinton Twitter Bio: Husband to Julie. Dad to Megan and Zach. President of the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian […]

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Remember the Caregivers

Benjamin Mast, Ph.D. The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias continues to grow and is only expected to continue.   Alzheimer’s disease has consistently been identified as one of the most feared medical conditions in late life, largely because there is no cure and the disease attacks and continues to spread throughout the […]

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Webinar Recap: Dr. Sharon May – Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Emily Boyles, AACC Intern with Dina Jones, M.A. On Tuesday, the AACC held a webinar featuring Dr. Sharon May, Ph.D., who spoke on the topic of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: A Christian Perspective. This was one of our best webinars yet with a powerful, engaging presenter and a high-energy studio audience. Dr. May gave viewers […]

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The Rock

Originally posted December 1, 2011 "America was founded by people who believe that God is their Rock of safety." -Ronald Reagan "Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold? If He is, you don't need to search any further for security." -Elisabeth Elliott Recently my niece asked her dad, my older brother Jimmy, to hike to the top of the Peaks of Otter with her and two of my sisters. Being an outdoor-kind-of-guy, he readily agreed. Of course, she failed to mention that the ...

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When Compassion Turns Into Passion

Dr. Gregory Jantz   People who enter a healing profession, especially counselors and therapists, need to be aware of the potent combination of forces that coalesce within a counseling situation. Professionals and clients partner to solve a problem. Their partnering requires trust and a high degree of openness and honesty. In some situations, the “us […]

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The Door of Reconciliation

By Shannon Wolf, Ph.D., LPC-S Originally posted December 2012  “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift” (Matthew 5:23-24, […]

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Choices

Originally Posted January 18, 2012 Wisdom is the power to see and the inclination to choose the best and highest goal, together with the surest means of attaining it. -J. I. Packer Nothing shapes your life more than the commitments you choose to make. -Rick Warren Life is all about choices... And you are defined by those choices. Sometimes our choices involve the "good" verses the "bad". And certainly there is a great degree of validity in that thinking. As the children of Israel ...

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Thoughts on Fathers, Sons, and Marriage

Ronald D. Welch, Psy. D. Image Credit: Wikimedia         Recently, I have begun thinking more intentionally about fathers and sons and how young men learn about relationships with women from their fathers. I believe the father-son relationship may provide some insight into the control problems many husbands develop. Have you ever watched a young son […]

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World Mental Health Day

Dina Jones, M.A.   Today- Friday, October 10th, 2014- is World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day is a day for mental health practitioners and supporters to focus on mental health education, awareness, and advocacy. Here are four things you can do today to participate: Tune in to watch 24 Hours of Hope, an […]

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Love Him Back

Originally posted January 26, 2012 To love God does not mean to meet His needs, but rather to delight in Him and to be captivated by His glorious power and grace, and to value Him above all other things on earth. -John Piper After learning to love God (worship), learning to love others is the second purpose of your life. -Rick Warren The true measure of loving God is to love him without measure. -Author Unknown A dad walked by his young daughter's bedroom and saw her playing on the...

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