Crafting Effective Homework: The Rationale (Part 2)

Last week I explored several key reasons that Biblical Counselors give homework. I focused particularly on the benefits it provides to counselors as they seek to be the most help that they can be to their counselees. But homework very obviously helps counseless too, and turning our attention now to the benefits to them will […]

Crafting Effective Homework: The Rationale (Part 1)

Counselors should give homework as much for their own sake as for those they seek to help

Responding to the Narcissistic Prayer Life

Correction of the narcissistic prayer life will mean speaking directly to three kinds of misuses.

Strategic Issues in Counseling: Consider the Personality of Your Counselee

Personality matters and effective counselors will seek to understand the unique personality of those they counsel.

Strategic Issues in Counseling: Consider the Context of Your Counselee

Knowledge of context helps us fit our words to the counselee and to the occasion of their need.

Strategic Issues in Counseling: Consider the Development of Your Counselee

A person’s development doesn’t change the truth they need, but it will definitely change the manner in which we give that truth.

Strategic Issues in Counseling: Consider the Age of Your Counselee

Age matters and wise counselors know they need to consider this detail in order to give effective counsel.

The Importance of Good Paperwork

Good paperwork serves formal counseling well.

On Blaming Ourselves for Someone Else’s Sin

Blaming ourselves for someone else’s sin is always a lie.

Disorder-Blindness

We are all sufferers and sinners and we must maintain that dual awareness in helping those with legitimate mental illness.