Lay christian counseling and client expectations implicit theory of christian counseling the present essay and review is. Personal theory of counseling paper liberty university online coun 507 abstract it is important for the counselor to be knowledgeable of many various theoretical models as well as be able to incorporate theology, spirituality, and psychology into their counseling methods to successfully counsel their clients. Theories of counseling, students will write a paper which discusses their own philosophy of counseling regarding view of human nature, therapeutic goals, the type of client-counseling relationship they will. Of the counseling relationships, the goals of counseling, and the methods employed in counseling patterson cites evidence for the assertion that, no matter how passive and valueless the counselor appears, the client's. In this paper, minuchin's structural family therapy will be the basic theory, and then, elements of christianity will be integrated into it, along with pieces from some of the other family counseling theories.
A counseling theory is not something that is solidified by simply reading a theories textbook and choosing from a plethora of options developing a theoretical orientation is initiated and enhanced by personal reflection, readings, working in the mental health field and life experience. Personal integrated theory kana crumby coun 507-b01: spring 2011 liberty university kana crumby march 13, 2011 abstract it is important to develop a biblically based theory of christian counseling that integrates psychology, spirituality, and theology. Personal philosophy of counseling the pre-survey showed my previous belief that the power of the therapist can be a vital force that the therapist can use in modeling for a client (corey, 2009a, p 9.
Responsible christian counseling also includes the sharing of content, the message of hope and forgiveness this message, however, must be given in the context of the authenticity of the person of the counselor and the caring quality of the relationship. Christian counseling, 932% reported that religiosity was included in counseling, while 31% of those seeing a secular counselor indicated that religiosity was integrated into their counseling sessions. This paper will discuss the personality traits, external influences that build a personal integrative theory of scientific disciplines and theological truths the works of relevant theorists and authors will be reviewed as comparable viewpoints on christian counseling and how integration can benefit individuals, couples and families.
Personal counseling theory creative project/paper seligman and reichenberg's text has discussed secular counseling theories that emphasize client background, emotions, thoughts, actions, and systems (family, etc) address theological and christian worldvi. The most important concept in crabb's theory of counseling is the idea that there is one basic need, the need for personal worth, that is satisfied in two ways the first input or longing that has to be met is for significance. The art of christian counseling: working outline stephen n jackson liberty university course and section: paco 507-b02 luo: theology and spirituality in counseling instructor: jaeduk kim i introduction the most important influences in any approach to christian counseling should be theology, psychology, and scripture. Self-reflective paper rubric establishing personal and theories of group counseling and basic. In my own personal theory of counseling, i have drawn several concepts that are similar in scope to reality therapy i believe that with only minimal modifications, a christian counselor would do well with this form of therapy and maintain spiritual integrity.
After reflecting on my personal views as a counselor and studying various theories that have developed in the field of counseling and psychotherapy, i have found that my values and beliefs best align with adlerian theory and cognitive-behavior theory. Rooted in a personal theoretical orientation that aligns with personal values, experiences, beliefs and education also benefits the psychotherapist in numerous ways, including providing a professional framework for intentional counseling. The aim of this essay is to reflect on a subsequent counselling session with a person who has challenged the counsellor ethically the aim of this essay will be achieved by using verbatim examples from the practise session created for the purpose of this essay. Christian counseling theories christian authors present the very unique set of principles and strategies aiming at helping empower individuals going through counseling examining christian literature and theory illustrates clear assumptions that different authors share, yet also pulled out some clear differences as well. Published: thu, 11 may 2017 pastoral care in ministry is one of the most critical ministries found within the church churches are full of individuals who have or are experiencing crisis, anxiety, devoiced, loneliness, lost, grief, sadness, and family issues.
Such influences have a direct impact on oneæs personal theory of counseling for instance, my christian upbringing, experiences, and beliefs have a significant impact on my personal view of the world and others and, therefore, also on my theory of counseling. Christian authors present the very unique set of principles and strategies aiming at helping empower individuals going through counseling examining christian literature and theory illustrates clear assumptions that different authors share, yet also pulled out some clear differences as well. Christian clinical supervision facilitates learning and the developing of integration and clinical skills and fosters personal growth that is christ-centered, bible-based, and spirit-filled with the end result being more compatible treatment for christian clients (tan, 2009.
This paper examines the various elements of spirituality, cognitive- behavioral therapy, and depression to create a sound integrated treatment modality for the christian population. Most christian psychologists view the bible as an inspirational resource, but their basic system of counseling, both theory and methods, is transferred unaltered from secular psychology most are frankly and self-consciously eclectic, picking and choosing theories and techniques according to personal preference. Nouthetic counseling, or biblical counseling, is a form of counseling that relies solely on scripture and the power of the holy spirit to achieve results rather than promote any psychological theory, nouthetic counselors state that scripture is sufficient for all human difficulties.