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Case Study: Past Sex Thoughts In Current Marriage

Case Study_ Past Sex Thoughts In Current Marriage

Biff comes to you for counseling. He is a member of your church and recently married Mable. Her family has been members of your church all their lives. Mable grew up attending Christian schools and is now a teacher in your church school. Their relationship… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Counselees and the Local Church

Case Study_ Counselees and the Local Church

You are a Christian counselor in a parachurch organization. You receive requests from churches to counsel their members. Here are a few of those scenarios: You call a pastor to let him know that “one of his sheep” is seeking counsel from you. He says,… Continue Reading …

Case Study: She Buried Her Son 10 Years Ago

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Mable comes to you for counseling. Ten years ago she buried her second son. He was shot five times by his wife. The court trial had come and gone. Her now-former daughter-in-law received 300 hours of community service for the murder. There were many lies… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Exchanging Prisons From Singleness to Marriage

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Mable was 28, single, and desired to be married. She finished college and had an outstanding job but was feeling as though something was missing. The next “mile marker” was marriage, but there were no eligible candidates in her church. She told her friends that… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Nagging Wife

Case Study_ The Nagging Wife

People picked on Mable all her life. Her parents were never satisfied with her. Mable’s earliest memories of her parents were their displeasure with her. They were more interested in how Mable looked in social contexts than how she was doing personally. This fear-based model… Continue Reading …

Case Study: His Confession Was Not Greater Than What Others Knew

Case Study_ His Confession Was Not Greater Than What Others Knew

Biff comes to you for counseling because his wife caught him looking at the wrong things on their personal computer. Initially, Biff denied what he was doing in the basement of their home, though the record of the history on the computer revealed hundreds of… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Suicide

Case Study_ Suicide

Mable picked up the phone and started calling people at random. Somehow she had your number. Mable said she did not know why she was calling you, but felt as though she should. She began to tell you her story. Mable was at the end… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Spear You Sharpen May Stab You In the Heart

The Spear You Sharpen May Stab You In the Heart

Five years ago Mable met Biff and had a whirlwind dating relationship. They were impure but rationalized what they were doing by marrying hastily. Though friends had reservations about them marrying, no one spoke into their lives because the couple kept themselves at arm’s length… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Counseling the Un-counsel-able

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Mable comes to you for counseling. She is open, honest, transparent, and seems to be genuinely seeking help for a change. After the first two hours, it is apparent Mable has left no stone uncovered. She has told you everything. Your heart goes out to… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Sinning Victim

Case Study_ The Sinning Victim

Mable’s husband has been living in adultery for over five years. Recently she found a receipt in his wallet from a local bar. After some questions, an argument, and a visit to the bar, Mable figured out about the affair. Mable is angry, hurt, and… Continue Reading …