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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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.
What is the research evidence for Christian therapies? Evidence-Based Practices brings together research and practice for Christian counselors.
Recent Blog Posts
When we are in pain, we have the tendency to raise our defenses. This actually makes good sense. We don’t want to get hurt again, so the prudent thing to do is to protect ourselves. We retreat back into our castle, behind our fortified walls, and pull up the...read more
Not too long ago, I was feeling frustrated. I had been working on some goals related to my health and fitness, but I felt like I wasn’t making much progress. I was starting to get discouraged. Maybe you can connect with my experience. Have you ever had a goal you were...read more
We all go through times of distress. The other day, I was feeling quite upset. My uncle was sick with Stage IV cancer, and his prognosis didn’t look good. I was also dealing with some personal issues and insecurities that were causing me to feel sad and down. I was in...read more
If you are struggling to complete a task at work, it can be helpful to create a "Work Snowball." The Debt Snowball I got this idea from reading a book about money management by Dave Ramsey. He talks about an idea called the "Debt Snowball." The basic idea is this:...read more