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Keeping Christmas

The Christmas season is upon us! Can you picture it? 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in [...]

2020-01-17T15:37:34+00:00December 10th, 2019|

The Importance of Soul Perspective

People arrive in counseling with a history of self judgments, evaluations, thoughts, images, feelings, rules, memories, physiological sensations, roles, and impulses. These self-judgments have great potential to influence how we perceive our identity. “Self as content” and “Self as context” are psychological terms used to define how we relate to our own [...]

2019-10-30T15:57:07+00:00October 30th, 2019|

Acceptance Versus Avoidance – Part 2

Psychological Flexibility As discussed in last week's article (click here to read full article), Psychological Flexibility can be seen as a continuum of being emotionally flexible and healthy to being emotionally inflexible and unhealthy. The process of developing Psychological Flexibility follows core aspects of how we deal with or interact with life challenges. [...]

2019-07-16T11:20:35+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Acceptance Versus Avoidance – Part 1

Psychological Flexibility Psychological flexibility can be seen as a continuum of being emotionally flexible and healthy to being emotionally inflexible and unhealthy. The process of developing Psychological Flexibility follows core aspects of how we deal with or interact with life challenges. This first core aspect that we will explore is our ability to [...]

2019-07-15T14:08:23+00:00July 2nd, 2019|

Managing Feelings

The ability to analyze our behavior allows us to more closely determine what causes it. If we want to make a change in our lives, we need to gain awareness about the current behavior and why we do it. Extensive psychological research has identified connections in how thoughts and feelings affect overall behavior. Based [...]

2019-04-26T14:39:22+00:00April 26th, 2019|

What are Your Psychological Milestones in Life?

A “Milestone” is literally a roadside marker that lists the distance to a location. Figuratively, “Milestones” refer to psychological markers created by significant events in life that leave an emotional imprint. These imprints or memories are brought to the present when recalled through “triggers” in your environment. Psychological milestone can [...]

2019-02-02T14:14:08+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Analyze The Problem – Behavior Chains

Looking to start over again in 2019? Many people come to Christian Counseling Associates (CCA) looking to make changes, not only in how they feel, but in their overall lifestyle. Many are searching for an understanding of why they struggle with painful emotions or dysfunctional relationships. Analyze the Problem: Behavior Chains Our counselors are [...]

2019-01-19T21:50:21+00:00January 19th, 2019|

Starting Over

It’s a new year! Hard to believe another Christmas season has passed, as we quickly return to our regular routines. For many of us, New Year’s resolutions are already on “shaky ground” as we conclude the first full week of 2019. Even still, we want to encourage you as we look forward to new [...]

2019-01-12T02:21:26+00:00January 12th, 2019|

How Does Counseling Work?

Psychological Assessment Tools Available at CCA The beginning of counseling involves an acknowledgment that help is needed. Where are we experiencing pain? Is it emotional anxiety, or depression? Is it physical pain? Maybe we know there is something wrong because of broken relationships or isolation? Maybe it's a deeper sense that something ultimately [...]

2018-10-26T19:36:14+00:00October 26th, 2018|

influences in emotion and behavior

1. What is One - Dimensional Treatment? Many times when seeking help for emotional problems like depression and anxiety, we are under the impression that these issues are due to a chemical imbalance. Advertising campaigns, primary care physicians, classroom “experts,” and even trusted friends may contribute to the opinion that when emotional problems get [...]

2018-09-21T23:52:35+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Valuing Liberty in the Healing Process

Liberty comes from the Latin word libertas, which means “unbounded, unrestricted or released from constraint.” Many of us are seeking to be released from problems such as depression, anxiety, and addiction. Others are seeking resolution from dysfunctional relationships in marriage or families. As we seek freedom from these painful events or situations, we [...]

2018-08-18T02:02:55+00:00August 17th, 2018|

New Life Summit

Don't miss this upcoming 2 day conference presented by the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)! New Life Summit will address Mental Health and the Mission of the Church. Packed full with pre-conference workshops, dynamic plenary sessions featuring some of the world's leading experts, and engaging workshops built around eight tracks; this event will teach us how [...]

2018-05-01T12:20:12+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Please Support The Foundation For Christian Counseling

The Foundation for Christian Counseling (FFCC) Dinner Auction was established to raise funds used to provide high quality faith based interventions to local families. Last year, thanks to your generous donations, over $5000 was raised at the FFCC First Annual Dinner Auction Fundraiser. Funding helped 50 families and individuals with over 165 Christian counseling [...]

2018-05-01T11:04:40+00:00May 1st, 2018|

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