A Counselor’s Conduct Matters

A Counselor’s Conduct Matters

Recently, I heard a counselee say, “Sometimes I ask myself, what would Caroline do if she were in my place?” That statement made me realize that even though I want my listeners to focus on following Christ, they will look to me as a real-life example. Do you realize...
Tips for Couples Who Help Couples

Tips for Couples Who Help Couples

In a previous blog, I offered a list of four blessings to be found through couples counseling other couples. This blog provides tips on how to make team counseling operate smoothly. If only we could ask Priscilla and Aquila for their advice! They are known for...
How God Uses Couples to Help Couples

How God Uses Couples to Help Couples

My husband and I share a counseling life: attending conferences, training counseling students, learning from each other’s cases, and counseling as a team.[1] Not every biblical counselor has an overlapping ministry with their spouse, but many do. For example, some...
A Counselor’s Conduct Matters

A Counselor’s Conversation Matters

“Oil and perfume make the heart glad, so a man’s counsel is sweet to his friend” (Proverbs 27:9). These beautiful words demonstrate the goal of the biblical counselor’s conversation with the counselee. In biblical times oil and perfume were luxurious gifts from a...
Having Heroes Helps

Having Heroes Helps

The best counselors are always on the lookout for new blogs, podcasts, audio lectures, booklets, and books to recommend to counselees. So much has been written and said concerning typical and even atypical counseling problems. We start with the Bible, of course, the...