Recent Research

RECENT RESEARCH

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 […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
RECENT RESEARCH

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 […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
RECENT RESEARCH

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 […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
RECENT RESEARCH

Is Emotional Abuse Ever Grounds for Biblical Separation?

Leslie Vernick, M.S.W.   People like to categorize things in black and white, right and wrong, good and bad, and biblical and unbiblical, but I think some things aren’t always so clear. There is no perfect marriage or perfect spouse. All marriages will experience hurt and heartache. But there are marriages that are more than […]

By THE AACC, 8 years ago