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Case Study: The Sexually Abused

Case Study_ The Sexually Abused

Janet was first sexually abused by a relative when she was 9-years old. The sex crime continued for almost three years. She never told anyone until her 30th birthday, when she revealed to her husband what had happened. Before telling him, she had convinced herself… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Christian Prostitute

Case Study_ The Christian Prostitute

Hello, Mrs. Johnson! How can I help you? I feel like a prostitute. And with that, your counseling session begins. Mrs. Johnson has been married for 27 years, most of which was one series after another of miscommunication. She says her husband seems to have… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Bug Off, An Angry Teen

Case Study Bug Off Angry Teen

Your phone vibrates. On the other end are your friends. You can almost feel their fear and frustration. You learn their teenage son is flipping out. The parents are perplexed because their son has always had a gentle disposition. They can rarely get him out… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Fearful Parent

Case Study_ The Fearful Parent

Biff is a Certified Nutritionist by day and a fearful parent by night. He discovered his children have a disease that suppresses their immune systems. Though his kids do not have any of the symptoms, Biff knows it’s incurable and possibly deadly. The bacteria that… Continue Reading …

Case Study: I Don’t Know What To Do With My Life

Case Study_ I Don't Know What to Do with My Life

Biff has had seven jobs in five years. He is 24-years old and currently unemployed. Every six months he seems to be doing something new. It has been exhausting trying to keep up with his next idea, big plan, or get-rich-quick scheme. Biff is exhausted… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Aspiring Counselor Wannabe

Case Study_ The Aspiring Counselor Wannabe

Biff is 42 years old. He has been working on the production line at the local tire manufacturing facility for the past 18 years. He’s an excellent employee and is well-liked by his peers. He is someone you can always rely on if you want… Continue Reading …

Case Study: I Can’t Connect With My Church

Case Study_ I Can't Connect with My Church

Sylvia’s mother says that her daughter has a hard time connecting with the people at her local church. The mom, Mrs. Avery, has called you to ask your advice on how to counsel her daughter. Sylvia has been married for 13 years and has been… Continue Reading …

Case Study: No Thanks For Thanksgiving

Case Study_ No Thanks for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is Biff’s first without his wife and children. Mable left him this past spring, the culmination of a mediocre marriage that muddled along for seventeen years. Biff has three teenage sons, all of whom live with their mom, all of whom blame him… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Don’t Tell Anyone I’m In Counseling

Case Study_ Don't Tell Anyone I'm In Counseling

Mable was clear when she called for counseling. Under no circumstances was her pastor to find out that she was seeking counseling for her situation. Her request for anonymity is not an unusual one for Christians in the church. Once upon a time, the pastor… Continue Reading …

Case Study: You Need to Please God

Case Study_ You Need to Please God

Mable struggles with the fear of man. She is a people-pleaser, or what some call codependent. Her “functional theology” is more about performing for others than resting in Christ. She is exhausted and ready for your help because her life has fallen apart. She is… Continue Reading …