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It is a cousin of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is a method that challenges thinking, hoping to train the person to think differently about a situation, which would improve their state. It’s another way to retrain the mind to think differently about themselves, a traumatic event, or oppressive individuals.
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you” (Philippians 4:4-9).
It can work.
There aren’t a lot of BC’ers who can counsel trauma people.
The culture has no choice but to walk through the woods and stumble onto things. They do not know the Bible, but they are hungry for answers.