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Practical Psychology

Joshua Hook (Ph.D.) is a Professor and Psychologist. He is the author of Cultural Humility, Replanted and Helping Groups Heal. He uses psychology to help you solve problems, clarify values, and live on purpose. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Cultural Humility helps therapists to combine multicultural theory with their own lived experience to meaningfully engage diverse clients.

Helping Groups Heal enables small group leaders to develop the skills necessary to help their members experience healing and growth.

Replanted takes an honest look at the adoption and foster care journey, and provides a model for support so your family can thrive.

The Handbook of Humility brings together authors from psychology as well as other fields to address what we know and don’t know about humility.

Recent Blog Posts

Don’t Complain About It. Do Something About It

Don’t Complain About It. Do Something About It

A couple months ago, I was complaining to my wife that I wasn’t in as good of shape as I used to be. What triggered the feeling was a meeting with my Crossfit coach. They got a fancy new machine that measures your body fat percentage. Mine was about 5 points higher...

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The Table Isn’t Yours

The Table Isn’t Yours

Our pastor shared a powerful story the other day about the importance of inclusion, love, and respect, especially toward people who are different from us. An older gentleman at our church grew up in foster care, and bounced around from home to home growing up. There...

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2 Tips to Leave Short Phone Messages

2 Tips to Leave Short Phone Messages

I have a bad habit of leaving long phone messages. I’m not sure why. I make the phone call, the person’s voicemail picks up, and then I ramble on and on. The tough thing is, most of the people in my life hate receiving long phone messages. And if I’m honest, I don't...

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How the WWHB Method Can Change Your Life

How the WWHB Method Can Change Your Life

I love helping people make positive changes and transform their lives, whether it’s their health/fitness, emotional health, relationships, job, finances, or spiritual life. But a lot of people get stuck. This can be incredibly frustrating. You know you have something...

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