The Biblical Counseling Movement

The Biblical Counseling Movement

Publisher’s Description What Is Biblical Counseling? In principle, Christians believe that knowing Jesus Christ is the original and abiding “cure of the soul.” But in practice, the church’s provision of personalized care and counsel has often been unthoughtful and unskillful.…
Blame it on the Brain

Blame it on the Brain

Listen to a lecture by Ed Welch entitled When People Go Insane. (Requires a free account at Westminster Theological Seminary). Publisher’s Description Depression Attention Deficit Disorder Alcoholism Homosexuality Research suggests that more and more behaviors are caused by brain function or dysfunction.…
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Seeing With New Eyes

Publisher’s Description “When our gaze awakens to the gaze of God, we have started to see. Seeing clearly, we can love well. Seeing with New Eyes is a collection of essays by noted CCEF counselor and apologist David Powlison, editor of The Journal of…
How People Changed

How People Change

Related Media Listen to a lecture by Tim Lane entitled What Does It Look Like to Change?. Requires a free account at Westminster Theological Seminary Publisher’s Description What does it take for lasting change to take root in your life? If you’ve ever…

What Our Culture’s Counselors Do Not Say

RTS Charlotte launches their new biblical counseling program and degrees this upcoming fall. For anyone familiar with the state of seminaries and counseling, this counts as a big deal. David Powlison addressed a number of RTS friends at an event…

When the Stars Disappear: Why Christians Suffer

Dr. Mark Talbot speaks about his forthcoming book tentatively entitled, When the Stars Disappear: Why Christians Suffer. Dr. Talbot’s research in philosophy, theology, and psychology serve to interpret his personal experiences of suffering and inform his counseling of those who suffer. The…

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Dr. Michael Emlet discusses the recent fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM is the official diagnostic manual used by mental health professionals and published by the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Emlet explains the origin…
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Counseling, Medication, and Common Grace

The relationship of Christianity to various forms of counseling has been a turbulent subject in recent decades. With the advancement of medicinal science and the proliferation of different disease and therapy conceptual frameworks, a wide variety of challenging questions have…
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Teaching Children Who are Reluctant to Change

CCEF has posted another excellent video with counselor Julie Lowe, who speaks about teaching children that are reluctant to change. Julie Lowe—Teaching children who are reluctant to change from CCEF on Vimeo.
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Counseling an Abused Spouse

Winston Smith, from the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation, speaks about counseling abused spouses. Winston Smith—Am I equipped to counsel an abused spouse? from CCEF on Vimeo.
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