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Grace for Mothers

“You are sending someone else?” The condescending tone on the other side of the phone was evident to me. “Yes, if the doctor is not going to be able to do the procedure that day, I will send my friend with my daughter for the doctor’s appointment.” “Ok,” the condescension continued as I tried to […]

By AACC, 5 days ago
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Creating Healing Spaces for Those Affected by Race-based Trauma

by Fredrica Brooks-Davis, M.A., Psy.D. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) 2019 Hate Crime Statistics Report, data collected by 15,588 law enforcement agencies reported 7,314 hate crimes that involved 8,559 offenses. There were 8,552 victims of single-bias motivated incidents, of which 57.6% were a result of race/ethnicity/ancestry bias, 20.1% religion bias, and 16.7% […]

By AACC, 1 week ago
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Resource Guide for COVID-19

As updates become available daily, we believe it is critical to be equipped with accurate information on COVID-19. That is why we have compiled the most up-to-date resources for you to review and stay informed. Updated May 3, 2021. COVID-19 Facts What is Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)? Key Facts Current Situation Summary CDC COVID Data Tracker […]

By AACC, 1 week ago
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Change is in the Air for Licensed Counselors as Georgia State Passes New Bill

COUNSEL ALERT As licensed professionals, we have looked at our state boards and wondered if there would be a time when we could have a license in one state and practice in another state. We have all made hard choices about where to live based on these laws and have dread state line moves due […]

By AACC, 2 months ago
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A Tribute to Dr. David Stoop by Stephen Arterburn

On March 10, 2021, psychologist Dr. David Stoop, clinical psychologist, best-selling author, Christian recovery pioneer, dies at age 83 died in Newport Beach, California, while trying to recover from a stroke experienced five months earlier. He was 83 years old. He was married to Dr. Jan Stoop, for 63 years.

By AACC, 2 months ago
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Nobody Get’s Me: Today’s Lost Generation

Nobody Get’s Me: Today’s Lost Generation by Chap Clark, Ph.D. “We are still toiling up the hill; we have not yet reached the crest-line of it; we cannot survey the landscape or even imagine what its condition will be when that longed-for morning comes.”1– Winston Churchill It has been called “the beginning of a ‘little ice […]

By AACC, 2 months ago
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In Memoriam: Dr. David Stoop

In Memoriam: Dr. David Stoop With heavy hearts, we share the news that American Association of Christian Counselor’s Executive Board member, noted psychologist, and author, Dr. David Stoop, passed away on Wednesday, March 10th. Dr. Stoop was an amazingly reasoned voice for truth and righteousness in Christian mental health care and friend to all. He […]

By AACC, 2 months ago
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Don’t Settle for Laodicea

Don’t Settle for Laodicea   by Stephanie Murphy, LMFT Yes, in the Book of Revelation, we are considered to be the church of Laodicea.  As you read the description of this church in Bible prophecy, it all seems to fit our present day and age, doesn’t it”  These words weren’t spoken by just anyone, they were […]

By AACC, 2 months ago
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A Tribute to Dr. Larry Crabb: From Waiting for Heaven to Fully Alive!

A Tribute to Dr. Larry Crabb: From Waiting for Heaven to Fully Alive! by Jim Cress, M.A. Larry Crabb has been waiting to close on his earthly house, and move into his all new heavenly home for many years now.  On Sunday morning, February 28, 2021 Larry walked through the celestial door God had opened and […]

By AACC, 2 months ago
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Research on the Efficacy of Christian Counseling

Research on the Efficacy of Christian Counseling by Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Ph.D. As a Christian counselor, I want to believe that treating my patients Christianly makes a difference relative to treating them as I might in a strictly secular counseling environment. It feels wonderful when I connect and patients leap forward in their mental health […]

By AACC, 3 months ago