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Mobile Ed: PD171 Biblical Soul Care (8 hour course - audio)

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For those who have a passion for helping others and who would appreciate the foundation of Bible-based counseling training, Dr. Timothy Clinton offers PD171 Biblical Soul Care. PD171 presents the intersection of psychology and faith in the practice of counseling and explores the increasing need for a response to the stresses of twenty-first century American life. The course draws on numerous biblical passages to augment psychology’s explanations and treatment suggestions for a distressed person’s needs and is replete with examples from Dr. Clinton’s experience as a practicing counselor. This course will help you become better prepared for the counseling demands in your ministry and life in general.

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Course Outline

Unit 1: Becoming a Life Coach

  • A Calling to Help People
  • Modern Day Life: People Are Hurting, Part 1
  • Modern Day Life: People Are Hurting, Part 2
  • People Are Searching
  • Answering God’s Call
  • Strength for the Journey
  • Developing an Eternal Perspective
  • Bible Passages for Developing Soul Care

Unit 2: Attachment Model

  • Made for Relationships
  • Attachments vs. Close Relationships
  • You/Me Model
  • Ambivalent Attachment
  • Disorganized Attachment
  • Secure Attachment
  • Breaking Free

Unit 3: “A” Model

  • A Model for Breaking Free
  • Losing Heart
  • Aloneness
  • Alienation
  • Adulteries of the Heart
  • Recovery of the Heart
  • Attachment

Unit 4: Lessons Learned in the Counselor’s Chair

  • You Can’t Treat What You Don’t See
  • Entering into the Darkness Is Dangerous and Difficult Work
  • The Past Isn’t the Past If It Affects the Present
  • It’s about Light, Not Darkness
  • You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have
  • It’s All about Relationships
  • It Takes a Village

Unit 5: Change Your Life

  • New Year’s Resolutions
  • Stay Teachable; Take Action
  • Be Passionate; Choose to Be Happy
  • Be Forgiving and Compassionate; Be Persistent

Unit 6: Love on the Rocks

  • Marriage on the Rocks
  • Everyday Pressures That Tear at Love, Part 1
  • Everyday Pressures That Tear at Love, Part 2
  • Distancing
  • Disaffection
  • Trading Our Sorrows for New Life
  • Love and Safety
  • United with Purpose

Unit 7: Personal and Professional Considerations

  • Knowledge
  • Helping Skills
  • The Heart
  • Mistakes
  • Pain
  • Counseling as Discipleship
  • Core Skills
  • Common Impediments to Healing

Unit 8: God and You

  • What We Know about God
  • What God Knows about Us
  • God Knows Our Future

Unit 9: Suffering

  • God Never Wastes a Wound
  • Why Suffering?
  • His Presence Is Enough
  • Help in Times of Trouble

Unit 10: Anger

  • Definition of Anger and Key Thoughts
  • Action Steps

Unit 11: Addiction

  • Definitions of Addiction and Key Thoughts
  • Characteristics of an Addiction

Unit 12: Depression

  • Types of Depression
  • Symptoms and Treatment of Depression

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Tim Clinton

Dr. Tim Clinton, EdD, is president of the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. He is professor of counseling and pastoral care, and executive director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Licensed in Virginia as both a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr. Clinton now spends a majority of his time working with Christian leaders and professional athletes. He has authored over 20 books and is recognized as a world leader in issues of faith and mental health. Dr. Clinton is married to the love of his life, Julie, and they have two children, Megan and Zach.