Counseling Toolkits by Topic

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Addiction

  1. AUG 2022 Tough Topics: Discussing Marijuana Use 
  2. April 2022: Addressing Unhealthy Media Diets
  3. JAN 2021: Counseling Someone with Food Addiction
  4. AUG 2019: How Do You Know If Someone Is Addicted To Food?
  5. AUG 2017: Sexual Addiction: There's hope!

Anxiety

  1. FEB 2022: Safely Connected, Managing Ongoing Overwhelm and Exhaustion, Part 2
  2. JAN 2022: Managing Ongoing Overwhelm and Exhaustion, Part 1
  3. AUG 2021: Coaching People Through Re-entry Anxiety
  4. MAR 2021: Counseling Someone with a Harsh Inner Critic
  5. SEP: Understand and Reduce the Impact of Stressful Events
  6. MAY 2020: The Optimal Zone for Processing Experience
  7. APR 2020: Staying Connected While Staying Away
  8. OCT 2019: Becoming Okay with Anxiety: The Antidote to Fight or Flight
  9. SEP 2019: Helping Clients Wrestle With God In Their Pain
  10. MAY 2019: First Steps To Calming Anxious Clients

Body Image

  1. JULY 2021: Replace Distorted Body Image by Experiencing Christ's Compassion
  2. JAN 2021: Counseling Someone with Food Addiction
  3. AUG 2019: How Do You Know If Someone Is Addicted To Food?
  4. JUL 2017: Helping People Relate to Food and Their Bodies

Children

  1. JUL 2018: Childhood Trauma: Understand and Minimize the Impact
  2. MAY 2017: When Senses Overwhelm: Disruptive Childhood Behavior and the Body

Connecting with God

  1. MAY 2021: Guiding Someone to an Experience with Christ
  2. OCT 2020: Experience Healing by Identifying with Christ in the Psalms
  3. APR 2020: Staying Connected While Staying Away
  4. SEP 2020: Helping Clients Wrestle With God In Their Pain
  5. DEC 2018: Help Clients Internalize the Gospel by Using the Imagination
  6. SEP 2018: Doing The Hard Work Of Forgiveness
  7. APR 2018: Relieve Suffering through Radical Acceptance
  8. DEC 2017: Grasping God's Delight
  9. OCT 2017: Making the Gospel Relevant in the Counseling Process
  10. SEP 2017: Integrating Psychology and Theology in Counseling

Counseling Skills

  1. NOV 2022: Affecting How Others See Themselves Through Love
  2. OCT 2022: Tips for Counseling Men
  3. JUL 2022 Writing Letters to Let Go of Pain
  4. MAR 2022: Connecting with the Layers of People's Pain
  5. FEB 2022: Safely Connected, Managing Ongoing Overwhelm and Exhaustion, Part 2
  6. JAN 2022: Managing Ongoing Overwhelm and Exhaustion, Part 1
  7. MAY 2021: Guiding Someone to an Experience with Christ
  8. MAY 2020: The Optimal Zone for Processing Experience
  9. JUL 2019: Uncovering Unconscious Beliefs Using The Trauma Egg
  10. JUN 2019: Becoming Aware of Cultural Biases in Counseling
  11. JAN 2019: Help People Change By Doing Things Differently In Session
  12. DEC 2018: Help Clients Internalize the Gospel by Using the Imagination
  13. NOV: 2018 Understanding Our Strategies for Self-Redemption
  14. OCT 2018: Heart Transformation: Identifying Our Strategies for Self-Redemption
  15. AUG 2018: Suicide Prevention: Creating a Safety Plan
  16. MAR 2018: Responding After A Tragic Event
  17. FEB 2018: Identifying Core Hurts
  18. JAN 2018: Cultivating Compassionate Curiosity for People's Stories
  19. NOV 2017: Responding to a Disclosure of Sexual Assault
  20. OCT 2017: Making the Gospel Relevant in the Counseling Process
  21. SEP 2017: Integrating Psychology and Theology in Counseling
  22. JAN 2017: Tools for Equipping Caregivers

Couples and Marriage Relationships

  1. JUNE 2022: How to Use A Time-Out Wisely
  2. APR 2021: Deescalating Reactive Couples
  3. FEB 2021: Cultivating Connection Between Couples
  4. NOV 2020: Breaking Destructive Communication Cycles in Marriage
  5. APR 2020: Staying Connected While Staying Away
  6. FEB 2020: Cultivating a Culture of Appreciation in Marriage
  7. JAN 2020: Feeling Fatigued by Caring for People?
  8. APR 2019: When Infidelity Is Revealed
  9. MAR 2019: Describe Rather Than Judge: A Marriage Communication Skill
  10. FEB 2019: Resources for Sexual Brokenness and Healing
  11. SEP 2018: Doing The Hard Work Of Forgiveness
  12. JUN 2018: Domestic Abuse: How To Assess Destructive Relationships
  13. MAY 2018: Help for the Sexual Addict: discerning between weakness and sin
  14. NOV 2017: Responding to a Disclosure of Sexual Assault
  15. AUG 2017: Sexual Addiction: There's hope!
  16. FEB 2017: Intimacy Check-up

Crisis Management

  1. JUNE 2021: Remote Counseling, Preparing for Emergencies
  2. SEP 2020: Understand and Reduce the Impact of Stressful Events
  3. JUN 2020: 3 Steps to Processing Trauma with People
  4. AUG 2018: Suicide Prevention: Creating a Safety Plan
  5. MAR 2018: Responding After A Tragic Event
  6. NOV 2017: Responding to a Disclosure of Sexual Assault

Depression

  1. SEP 2020 Understand and Reduce the Impact of Stressful Events
  2. MAY 2020: The Optimal Zone for Processing Experience
  3. APR 2020: Staying Connected While Staying Away
  4. DEC 2019: Seasonal Affective Disorder: More Than the Winter Blues
  5. SEP 2019: Helping Clients Wrestle With God In Their Pain

Domestic Violence

  1. NOV 2021: Developing Protocols - Journeying with Victims of Abuse, Part 2
  2. OCT 2021: Journeying with Victims of Abuse, Part 1
  3. JUN 2018: Domestic Abuse: How To Assess Destructive Relationships

GIFT: Redeemer Counseling's Unique Gospel-Centered Integrative Framework or Therapy

  1. NOV 2022: Affecting How Others See Themselves Through Love
  2. DEC 2018: Help Clients Internalize the Gospel by Using the Imagination
  3. NOV 2018: Understanding Our Strategies for Self-Redemption
  4. OCT 2018: Heart Transformation: Identifying Our Strategies for Self-Redemption
  5. SEP 2018: Doing The Hard Work Of Forgiveness
  6. FEB 2018: Identifying Core Hurts
  7. OCT 2017: Making the Gospel Relevant in the Counseling Process
  8. SEP 2017: Integrating Psychology and Theology in Counseling

Grief

  1. MAY 2022: Attuning to Someone with Infertility
  2. DEC 2020: Holding Loss and Hope Simultaneously
  3. AUG 2020: Common Ways of Responding to Grief
  4. MAY 2020: The Optimal Zone for Processing Experience
  5. NOV 2019: The Power of Gratitude in Grieving
  6. SEP 2019: Helping Clients Wrestle With God In Their Pain
  7. MAR 2018: Responding After A Tragic Event
  8. JUN 2017: Dealing With Unfulfilled Longings
  9. APR 2017: Learning To Walk With Those Who Are Grieving

Parenting

  1. MAY 2022: Attuning to Someone with Infertility
  2. JUL 2018: Childhood Trauma: Understand and Minimize the Impact
  3. MAY 2017: When Senses Overwhelm: Disruptive Childhood Behavior and the Body

Race

  1. SEPT 2021: Empowering Asian Americans
  2. JUL 2020: Identifying and Addressing Racial Trauma in Counseling
  3. JUN 2019: Becoming Aware of Cultural Biases in Counseling

Self Care

  1. SEPT 2022 Self-care as Good Stewardship
  2. APR 2022: Addressing Unhealthy Media Diets
  3. SEP 2020: Understand and Reduce the Impact of Stressful Events
  4. APR 2020: Staying Connected While Staying Away
  5. MAR 2017: Self-Care and Soul Care

Sexual Addiction / Pornography Use and Addiction

  1. FEB 2019: Resources for Sexual Brokenness and Healing
  2. May 2018: Help for the Sexual Addict: Discerning Between Weakness and Sin
  3. AUG 2017: Sexual Addiction: There's hope!

Suicide - Safety and Response

  1. JUNE 2021: Remote Counseling, Preparing for Emergencies
  2. AUG 2018: Suicide Prevention: Creating a Safety Plan

Trauma

  1. May 2022: Attuning to Someone with Infertility
  2. APR 2021: Deescalating Reactive Couples
  3. Sept 2021: Empowering Asian Americans
  4. JUL 2020: Identifying and Addressing Racial Trauma in Counseling
  5. JUN 2020: 3 Steps to Processing Trauma with People
  6. MAY 2020: The Optimal Zone for Processing Experience
  7. MAR 2020: Does the Past Affect People if They Don’t Remember?
  8. JUL 2019: Uncovering Unconscious Beliefs Using The Trauma Egg
  9. FEB 2019: Resources for Sexual Brokenness and Healing
  10. JUL 2018: Childhood Trauma: Understand and Minimize the Impact
  11. MAR 2018: Responding After A Tragic Event
  12. NOV 2017: Responding to a Disclosure of Sexual Assault