Suicide Safety Plan

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When working with a suicidal person, you can help them assess the risks in their life and take steps to avoid them. In our resource center is a safety check-list that many professional counselors use to assess the risk level.   If you’re interested in reading more, look into A P.L.A.N. to Engage a Suicidal Person Wisely. This resource is … Read More

Healing for Your Holidays

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Holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas are supposed to be happy, right? Already stores have Christmas displays, and shoppers are filling their grocery carts with turkeys. But often the holidays bring on feelings like stress, anxiety, and depression. Guest blogger Dr. Bob Kellemen brings comfort. whether your holidays are enjoyable or a downer. He also offers a free 20-page downloadable. The article … Read More

Counsel for New Counselors

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What counsel would I give new counselors? As I pondered the topic of counsel for new counselors, I asked myself, “What is the most important piece of advice I could give?” The immediate answer that came to mind: “Point them toward Christ and His Word that they may point their counselees toward Christ and His Word!” Christ came not just … Read More

Date Nights: Do They Help Troubled Marriages?

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Date nights–biblical counselors sometimes recommend date nights to folks who come in for marriage counseling. But do they really help? And if not, what does? Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, shares his inights in this article that appeared first here at his center’s website and is used with permission. (Edited slightly for length–Ed.) There may be no … Read More

5 Reasons Kids Disobey

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Ever wonder why children disobey? Or specifically why your kid does the opposite of what the Bible instructs, encourage, and commands? You know God says kids should obey their parents. Perhaps you can recite this verse in your sleep: Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’ (this is the first commandment with a … Read More

What Does God Say About Eating Disorders?

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What does God say about Eating Disorders

“What Does God Say About Eating Disorders?” is the second post in Biblical Counseling Center’s new summer series “What Does God Say?” This series spotlights numerous issues that our counselees turn to us for compassionate and competent counseling in person and by Skype. Among the “What Does God Say?” posts are marital abuse and rebellious kids to depression and anger … Read More

What Does God Say to Worriers?

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“What Does God Say to Worriers?” is the first post in Biblical Counseling Center’s new summer series “What Does God Say?” This series spotlights numerous issues that our counselees turn to us for compassionate and competent counseling in person and by Skype. Among the “What Does God Say?” posts are marital abuse and rebellious kids to depression and anger to … Read More

Is There Hope for My Marriage?

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“Is there hope for my marriage?” We at Biblical Counseling Center hear this question many times every week. The answer: Yes! Today’s post comes from biblical counselor Julie Ganschow, founder of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO. Here’s the post at her blog: Is It Too Late for Us?  “Is it too late to save my marriage?” I have been … Read More