Psychology and Counselor Composition

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Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling

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Mindset, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling


In the book entitled Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling written by Tag R. McMinn, PHD., (1995) the author focused on how numerous techniques you can use to help the clients during counseling period by using incorporation of mindset, theology and spirituality.

The author mentioned various facets of the proper approaches of including the three in counseling sessions without harmful to the customer. The author points out the difference between psychology, theology and spirituality. McMinn likewise, included changes in counseling approach and methods. It includes just how beneficial multi tasking of the three could be to the customer. The publication states multitasking would give your customer the most assistance. This will become a difficult task for the Christian counselor, but actually will be very rewarding to the counselor and client (McMinn, 1995) In respect to McMinn (1995), several things can be the reason behind failure of any counseling session. These things will include a counselor staying overbearing, judgmental, or browsing every aspect of the client's life as a sin. A client should feel that they are really a part of the session and will confess towards the counselor in confidence. McMinn covers what takes place in the Christian counselling office. He states just how that this may be the place in which the sessions turn into personal. In addition, it covers that this reflects the spiritual lives as much as the psychological preparation and biblical sophistication. You will find probing and practical questions that could be good for the Christian counselor. The book expands on the great as well as the bad life and experiences that a counselor can face. It provides scenario's that may be helpful in becoming a...

References: McMinn, M. (1996). Psychology, theology, and spirituality: in Christian counseling.

Carol Stream, Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. ISBN 13: 978-0-8423-5252-9.