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.
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Recent Blog Posts
Most of the time, we think of problems in our lives as a bad thing. We want to remove or get rid of our problems. I think this is a natural tendency—problems can cause pain, stress, and anxiety. These can be unpleasant emotions, and it’s natural to want to get rid of...read more
In my life lately, I’ve been working on acceptance. In the past, I’ve resisted acceptance. Acceptance seemed weak, like I was okay with failure or not being the best I could be. But as I have grown older, I have realized I do have some limitations. There are certain...read more
If you take a look at the self-help or psychology section at your local bookstore (or on Amazon), you will find a lot of books on self-care. As psychologists, we talk a lot about self-care with our clients and students. But what is self-care? And more importantly, how...read more
When you are trying to make a change in your life, the key is to engage in consistent effort for a long period of time. Most change efforts fail because people give up and quit too soon. It’s easy to go outside for a jog one time, or order a salad for dinner one time....read more