Truth in Uncertain Times

So many years ago, we witnessed Pilot’s dilemma that is just as prevalent in today’s uncertain culture. As a government official, Pilot was tempted to align with the majority opinion, rather than be a “Truth teller.” For those of us caught up in the pursuit of power, there is a worldly wisdom that [...]

2021-02-01T15:47:19+00:00February 1st, 2021|

Home for the Holidays 2.0

The Holidays are a critical time for families. It is traditional for Christian Counseling Associates to be available for those who struggle with challenges during Thanksgiving and Christmas. For the next 7 weeks we will be talking about achieving victory as a family. As we move toward this holiday season, we [...]

2020-11-16T12:45:50+00:00November 16th, 2020|

Honoring Our Veterans

CCA honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace. May God bless our Veterans. Shaking with Patriotism During the early days of World War II, the American forces undertook the invasion of Sicily. The 1st Ranger Battalion, an Army special forces unit known as [...]

2020-11-09T15:49:45+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Stay Healthy and Aware!

Get Back In Touch With What Matters 3 Effects of Prolonged Elevated Anxiety Hypervigilance - a state of increased alertness. Anxiety naturally over focuses, or inflates our sense of potential threats in our environment. Frozen in Place - anxiety leads to fear and uncertainty which impairs are ability to act on vital [...]

2020-05-05T18:36:37+00:00May 5th, 2020|

The Anatomy of Fear

In the season of COVID-19, concern about physical health and well being has triggered anxiety in many people. The Anatomy of Fear explores what is at the core of the experience of fear and dread. Once you breakdown what is at the heart of issue, you can master your fears. Want a blue [...]

2020-04-26T11:22:02+00:00April 26th, 2020|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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