Should Biblical Counselors Use “Effective” Therapeutic Techniques? (Part 1)
How should we consider the numerous “effective” therapeutic techniques used today in light of biblical principles?
The “B” in Biblical Counseling
If we are committed to the sufficiency of Scripture in biblical counseling, why would we define the nature and practice of our counseling by any standard outside of Scripture?
Keeping the Gospel Central in Counseling
Truth In Love 388
How do we keep the gospel central throughout the counseling process?
First Sessions and Asking Questions
Only when we know our counselees well will we be able to guide them well from the Scriptures.
The Methodologies and Techniques of Emotionally Focused Therapy
Truth In Love 365
Can we adopt secular methodologies in EFT into our biblical counseling framework? Does general revelation justify the means to an end?
Same Old Truths from the Same Old Places
Experience in counseling is a great thing, but it can lead to complacency in handling the Word of God.
Back to Basics: Giving Homework
Homework assignments are spiritual growth exercises to be performed by the counselee between counseling sessions.
Loving Counselees with Low Reading Comprehension
How can you teach and love counselees who struggle with reading comprehension?
The Noetic Effects of the Fall in Psychology
Truth in Love 326
We shouldn’t be shocked to find biases in secular literature. If this battle against bias can be found within us, as believers, it will surely be found within the secularist who is not anchored in the truth of God.
How I Begin the First Counseling Session
One of the goals during the first session is to listen well and communicate hope and compassion.
The Role of Music in Counseling
Theologically rich worship music can become a friend that is with our counselees in the times between meetings.