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Counselor Resources

This section will focus on providing Christian counselors with materials and tools for conducting Christian counseling. Keep checking back. Materials will be added on a regular basis.

NEW! A Newsletter For Students and Beginning Counselors. Dr. Campbell is starting a newsletter for students training to be be counselors and for counselors who are in the early stages of setting up their counseling practices. Some of the topics for the emails are presented below. When completing the form, make sure you sign up under: Students/Counseling Tips/Counseling Resources

The State-of-the-Art in Christian Counseling

by Dr. Brian Campbell, 2015

Introduction

Dr. Campbell provides his personal testimony.

Dr. Campbell discusses his personal worldview.

Dr. Campbell’s application to Liberty University, with a discussion of his worldview.

General

An introduction to Dr. Campbell’s Christian Counseling Website.

An introduction to Dr. Campbell’s “Christian Counseling Library.”

Theory

Dr. Campbell provides an overview of the process of integrated Christian Counseling.

Dr. Campbell introduces “Take Captive Every Thought.”

Powerpoint presentation on Christian Cognitive-Behavioral therapy. Created and narrated by Dr. Campbell.

Transcript from Dr. Campbell’s PowerPoint presentation on Christian Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CCBT): “Take Captive Every Thought”

Dr. Campbell describes CCBT Theory, focusing on the concept of “beliefs.” Faulty “beliefs” affect thinking, behavior, and emotions.

Dr. Campbell discusses integrated Christian counseling with special attention to “levels of analysis.”

Dr. Campbell discusses ethical issues relevant to Christian Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.

This video discusses “Cognitive Refutations” as a tool for defeating irrational beliefs.

This video discusses “Questioning” as a tool for defeating irrational beliefs.

Dr. Campbell reads about the powerful effects of Truth from his book chapter.

Dr. Campbell discusses the topic of “Thinking” and its importance in Christian Counseling.

This video discusses “thinking” and the truth of who we are in Christ.

Dr. Campbell discusses how he uses prayer in Christian counseling.

Dr. Campbell discusses his use of prayer in Christian Counseling

The Bible is very clear. There are many conditions under which prayers are not answered.

Dr. Campbell summarizes the core concepts in McMinn’s chapter on Prayer.

Dr. Campbell provides insights on the topic of “summering.”

Dr. Campbell discusses how he uses scriptures in counseling.

Dr. Campbell summarizes the core concepts in McMinn’s chapter on scriptures.

What does a mentally healthy Christian “look like?”

Psychology and Behavior Modification

Dr. Campbell discusses the importance of behavior modification in Christian Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CCBT)

Dr. Campbell discusses the behavioral concept of “negative reinforcement.”

The Role of Medication in Christian Counseling

Should Christian counselors recommend medication for their clients?

Treatment of Depression

This is a handout for clients that covers basic information on depression.

Dr. Campbell discusses the treatment of depression.

This is a form utilized to identify irrational beliefs associated with depression.

Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Campbell discusses the integrated treatment of anxiety disorders.

Treatment of Personality Disorders

Dr. Campbell discusses the irrational beliefs underlying personality disorders.

Dr. Campbell discusses analogies he uses when treating personality disorders.

Dr. Campbell discusses the treatment of schizotypal disorder.

Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dr. Campbell discusses the treatment of dissociative identity disorder.

Attention/Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Dr. Campbell discusses the biological basis of ADHD.

Case Studies

This is a fascinating case study that illustrates how irrational beliefs drive mental illness.

Dr. Campbell discusses the controversial topic of demonic possession.

Is it possible to be completely blind and yet see? The brain is incredible!

This case illustrates the impact of childhood sexual abuse, and the impact of false beliefs.

This case illustrates the impact that some clients have on the counselor.

Clinical Forms

This form helps Christian counselors obtain a basic understanding of the client’s religious training and experiences.

This form helps counselors identify irrational beliefs that parents teach children.

This form helps counselors identify irrational beliefs underlying depression.

Depression is sometimes the result of medication side-effects.

The “Client History” provides information on a wide range of topics relevant to counseling.

Each client is given a “Client Handbook” which describes important information regarding treatment.

A sample form to be used when conducting a telephone intake.

A form used when conducting a telephone intake for children.

An appointment confirmation letter.

Each client must consent to treatment.

Clients must give written permission to release confidential information.

What information is required in the client’s record? How do you maintain records?

This tool is used during initial interviews with couples.

This form show what a healthy Christian marriage “looks like.”

Sometimes increasing pleasurable activities helps reduce depression.

Articles on Selected Topics

Dr. Campbell discusses the implications male/female differences in testosterone.

Dr. Campbell discusses the myth of genetic homosexuality.

Did you know that babies can learn words in the womb?

A sample MCMI-III of a woman with generalized anxiety disorder.

What role do psychiatrists play in Christian counseling?

Dr. Campbell’s Books and Tapes

Over 2500 scriptures for Christian counseling, categorized under 170 topics.

This book contains basic information from the Bible on important Christian counseling topics.

What does a mentally healthy Christian “look like?”

Dr. Campbell narrates scriptures that counter anxiety in clients.

Dr. Campbell narrates scriptures selected to “argue against” depression.

Writing Tools

One simple way to reduce writing errors is to turn on Microsoft Word’s “Proofing” function. This corrects for spelling errors, and some punctuation errors. Just follow the video.

Microsoft Word has a built in References builder, that formats references in APA style.

Some things that Word’s “Proofing” function can do. See the power of this feature.

One of the most common errors by students—breaking the rules for antecedent-pronoun agreement.

A comprehensive tutorial on the rules for antecedent-pronoun agreement. Highly recommended.

A list of common writing errors and Dr. Campbell’s macro comments.

One of the most important handouts on writing. Meet the paragraph!

APA Citation Handout. Excellent resource!

How to properly use commas.

The British and Yanks differ on this topic. Check out the correct way to use punctuation with quotation marks.

A comprehensive handout on Avoiding plagiarism, including intentional and unintentional plagiarism. Take the tutorial!

This document shows students how to write an effective summary or critique.

Use these transitional words/phrases to transition between paragraphs, or within paragraphs.

Examples of citations within a paragraph

.The counseling department’s expectations for writing.