Integrative Christian Counseling Grid
Key Domains/Issues in Integrative Christian Counseling
Major Tenets/Counseling Theory
Spiritual Formation Principles
Techniques and/or Strategies
Identify two religious or spiritual practices in which members of the Evans Family may engage for treating hypertension, diabetes, and mental illness.
In the text, the Evan’s family is introduced as an African-American family, and members of the Baptist church. Members of this family have been diagnosed...
least one family member about the cultural background that pertains to this writer. Based upon the data gathered this writer will describe the family's cultural heritage and cultural traditions that have been passed down in your family. This writer will share the families’ religious or spiritual traditions...
is the field devoted to the study of causes of mental dysfunction (mental illness, psychopathology, maladjustment, emotional disturbance). Abnormal behavior expressed because of psychological dysfunction can have features of deviance (depending on the culture), distress, and possible injury to self or...
Helps you figure out why the problem exists
Helps you select the best treatment for your client
Helps you evaluate how quickly therapy is bringing about change
Challenges of doing an effective assessment
Beginning therapists may feel overwhelmed with the amount of info that is obtained in...
December 18, 2009
The topic of counseling has been up for discussion for sometime as it relates to the spiritual or biblical aspect versus the worldview or secular concept. There has been some disagreement in regards to whether or not...
July 16, 2013
Traditional and Non-Traditional Culture Paper
One of the largest and greatest beliefs that we all have in common as human beings is our belief in a higher power. Where did we come from? How was the universe that we live in created? Is there a God or isn’t there...
Eastern religions and their unique belief systems are transforming many social and religious thoughts into an assortment of means for acquiring and developing innovative and contemporary spiritual growth. One of the more influential shifts in mixing religious traditions...
Letting go of grudges and bitterness makes way for compassion, kindness and peace. Forgiveness can lead to:
Greater spiritual and psychological well-being
Less stress and hostility
Lower blood pressure
Fewer symptoms of depression, anxiety and chronic pain
are distinctly different, we should accept that we are in the same family as chimpanzees. Acknowledging that fact doesn't mean you are calling yourself a chimp. For example, a dog isn't a wolf even though they are from the same family. We are humans. What is it about our physical and behavioral traits...
Describe your living arrangements? How do you define “family?” What is the composition of your family? Which relatives are considered members of your family? How many generations are considered to be a single family? How important are children in your family? C.W lives at home with her mother, father, and...
begins with a brief historical overview of behavior therapy from the first generations to the current generation that includes Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. With this, Tan (2007) segues in to the Zen Buddhism as well as other meditative religious or spiritual traditions which Mindfulness Based Cognitive...
Ephesians 4:1-16, Paul is telling us that the people are the church, united together in a common goal to spread the gospel. God equips His people with spiritual gifts so that the church will have the competence to do God’s work. The church is a union of Christians blessed with gifts from God continually growing...
the youth in St. Mark Church of Uganda Kamuli parish the study was promoted by observation of acts of individualism characterized with anti-social behaviors where many youth indulge in drug abuse, rape, theft alcohol consumption. Specifically the study sought to assess the causes, effects of the problems...
American culture amongst which they live. However, if the Amish belief system is viewed from an anthropological perspective, their values and reasoning is much more understandable to modern thinkers. There are many different sects of the Amish belief system but for the sake of simplicity, this paper will concentrate...
The writer will define the roles of the counseling professional. As well as reflect upon the beliefs of working within the counseling profession. One will be able to provide information of how counseling services will be rendered. An explanation will...
were increasing, upper class individuals and family members were powering over others, and schooling gave people a leading advantage. Both intellectual and moral thoughts were taking over and with this new idea, came a new philosophy. There existed many spiritual thinkers dating way back, however, to this...
whether or not his theories and psychoanalytic practices are credible is still under question. Theorists have moved from Freud and his well-know beliefs to theories that are less focused on the unconscious, less focused on the past and more focused on cognitive behavioral techniques that have more measurable...
3. Could Spirituality affect Ethical Behavior?
3.1. Spirituality and Ethical Behavior in the Workplace
3.2. Spiritual Individuals in the Workplace are Virtuous and Consequently Ethical
3.3. The Benefits of Spiritual and Virtuous Workers
3.4. Spirituality makes Life...
Female Spiritual Leaders - Healing and the Woman Shaman
In a world of male dominated cultures and societies, it is fascinating to find that female spiritual healers have been a constant part of history. Their place in this powerful and spiritual history dates back to drawings...
Examinations of Clinical Psychology
December 9, 2013
Examinations of Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology is as complex as human behavior itself and an integrative attempt to explain interactions between psychological, biological, and social factors that motivate people. This branch...
to help solve the problems in our country. 1) Strengthening of the family which includes the deepening the family spiritual life, having a healthy relationship of the parents and the children and providing quality time for the family members. 2) Education which is accessible to all especially the underprivileged...
individuals, families, communities, cultures and religions.
In addition, this course will explain the important differences between organized “religion” and “spirituality. It will
examine a variety of religions, ethnicities and culture, as well as discuss support groups which use belief in a “higher...
been difficult to define because of their subjectivity. They have been very popular due to the increase chaotic world. Most ancient religions and spiritual traditions share some common values, have so many differences, and are also interrelated.
Spirituality is the consciousness and connectedness to...
During the mid 1900’s, religious practices, family values and the wrong doing in society are no different from today’s practices. Flannery O’Connor the author of “A Good Man is Hard To Find”, expresses her beliefs, family up bringings, and spiritually behaviors in to place. F. O’Connor stories are bases...
Musico therapy is an interpersonal process in which the therapist uses music and all of its facets-physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual-to help people to improve or maintain their health. Musico therapy is used with individuals of all ages and with a variety of conditions, including:...
increase the consistency of employee behavior, clearly benefits to an organization. Culture is valuable to employees too, because it spells out how things are done and what’s important.
Dysfunctional aspects of a culture :
Instuitionalization: Acceptable modes of behavior become largely self-evident to...
Scripture, it is up to the client to apply these methods. As a result of that application, with guidance from the therapist, and a desire for a God’s wisdom, change and health can be achieved for the client.
Keywords: counseling, theory, integration, religion, spirituality, behavior, rational, emotive...
of Enslaved Africans and their Religious & Spiritual Practices.
During a most dark and dismal time in our nations history, we find that the Africans who endured horrible circumstances during slavery, found ways of peace and hope in their religious beliefs. During slavery, African's where able to survive...
that are downsizing their organization
structures and reduced hierarchies as well as increasing use of teams
and group accountability . In this set-up , peers are often the most
relevant evaluators of their colleague 's performance . Peer influence
through peer approval and peer pressure is often...