Restoration in a Changed Life

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Restoration! Sometimes the stories we hear as counselors crush us. And so we get to mourn with those who mourn. Sometimes they inspire us. It has been a joy to walk with Ana and her teenage son and to hear her say about the last year: “I have down the most healing of my entire Christian life.”   Now studying to … Read More

PTSD: Help and Hope (part 3)

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PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with PTSD symptoms? Want help? This is part 3 of a three-part series by guest author Greg Gifford and covers finding an advocate and handling daily responsibilities. Part 1 delved into understanding PTSD basics and Part 2 looked at flashbacks. This article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is … Read More

PTSD: Giving Help and Hope (part 2)

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PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with PTSD symptoms? Want help? This is part 2 of a three-part series by guest author Greg Gifford and considers flashbacks and other problems. Part 1 covered understanding PTSD basics. This article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. Dealing Wisely with Difficult Circumstances and Memories … Read More

PTSD: Giving Help and Hope (part 1)

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PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with symptoms of what our society labels post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Want help? In this 3-part series, guest writer Greg Gifford provides a biblical perspective for understanding and helping someone with symptoms of PTSD. This article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. Help for … Read More

Help for Compassion Fatigue

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Compassion fatigue can tire a biblical counselor and sideline him or her. The good news is compassion fatigue is largely preventable. This article by Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, appeared first here at Biblical Counseling Coalition‘s blog and is used with permission.  During my law enforcement career, my comrades and I were repeatedly instructed to use caution when responding … Read More

What Does God Say About PTSD?

Lucy MollFor Those Seeking Hope22 Comments

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People who’ve faced a significant trauma sometimes develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the name given when a person struggles greatly after a very difficult situation. It has been described as a “normal reaction to an abnormal situation.” Do you or someone you know struggle with PTSD? Do you wonder, “Will I ever be normal again?”  PTSD affects many more people than … Read More