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
Most of the time in life, we try to avoid or escape from negative emotions. This is really common in counseling. Most of the time, people seek counseling in order to “feel better.” On one hand, this makes a lot of sense to me. Anxiety feels bad. Depression feels bad....read more
The most difficult thing to do in graduate school is to complete your thesis or dissertation project. The thesis or dissertation can seem like such an overwhelming project—sometimes people don’t even know where to start. There can also be a lot of anxiety around the...read more
A few years ago, I spent the Labor Day weekend in Holland, Michigan, connecting with some good friends from graduate school. Holland is a beautiful small town in Western Michigan. We caught up, ate great food, hiked the sand dunes, and swam in Lake Michigan. The...read more
Sometimes I struggle with getting distracted during my workday. For example, the other day I was really trying to focus on a writing project. I was making good progress, and then for some reason I got distracted. I opened Facebook and started to browse various posts....read more