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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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 10 months ago
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Becoming Who You Want To Be: How to Reclaim Physical, Spiritual, Mental, and Emotional Health

Becoming Who You Want To Be: How to Reclaim Physical, Spiritual, Mental, and Emotional Health by Nelson Searcy, M.DIV., D.LITT How do you feel today? Do you feel healthy? Strong and energetic? How are you doing spiritually? Are you walking in a deep relationship with God? How are you emotionally and mentally? Are you living the […]

By AACC, 11 months ago
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Never Alone… an Audience of One: Practicing God’s Presence and Power

Never Alone… an Audience of One: Practicing God’s Presence and Power by Ian Jones, Ph.D., Ph.D. An Epidemic of Social Isolation and Loneliness Isolation and loneliness are harmful to your health. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, reports that 20% of Americans feel socially […]

By AACC, 11 months ago
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Moving From Stress to Gratitude in the Covid-19 Era by Meditating on the Psalms

Moving From Stress to Gratitude in the Covid-19 Era by Meditating on the Psalms by Joshua Knabb, PSY.D., ABPP For the last several months, much of the world has been living in a season of uncertainty, filled with stress, anxiety, isolation, ambiguity, and unpredictability. In fact, there seems to be no real indication that the instability […]

By AACC, 11 months ago
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Leading Others Through Seasons of Fear

Leading Others Through Seasons of Fear by W. Jesse Gill, Psy.D Leading Others Through Seasons of Fear God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power and of love and of a sound mind.  II Tim 1:7 (NKJV) A. Fear Basics What is fear? A survival response called the Fight or ______ Response. […]

By AACC, 12 months ago