Emotionally Healthy Faith
Joshua Hook (Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of North Texas. He conducts research and writes on topics related to humility, religion/spirituality, and multicultural counseling.
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Recent Blog Posts
I love reading the Gospels. I think part of the reason is that throughout my life, no matter how frustrated or upset I have been with religion, I always liked Jesus. I always thought he was on point with what he said and did. As much as I thought those WWJD (What...read more
I was listening to the radio the other day, and a John Mayer song came on. I was struck by one line in the song: fear is a friend who’s misunderstood. I don’t usually get huge psychological insights from John Mayer, but I thought this line was particularly deep. I...read more
One of my favorite books is "Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson. (If you don't like to read, there's a great 10-minute video you can watch here.) The story is about two mice and two humans who live in a maze. Cheese represents whatever it is you think you need to...read more
When you are trying to work out a conflict with someone, it is helpful to ask yourself 2 questions. These questions focus on identifying and resolving the underlying needs that are fueling the conflict. Let me explain a bit more about what I mean: Usually when we have...read more