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Professional Pastoral Counseling Institute
provides spiritually grounded and psychologically
informed professional counseling and
psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families.
Our therapists assist those who seek greater
understanding and healing
of personal and spiritual problems.
8035 Hosbrook Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Review written by Dick Donnenwirth
Four Things Women Want From A Man
A. R. Bernard
When the wife of an older client
couple recommended I read this book, I knew nothing about the author. A.R. Bernard turns out to be the
well-respected pastor of a 37,000 member church on a 11 ½ acre property in
Brooklyn, New York. Before his 37 years
there, he was born in Panama of an Olympic level sprinter mother who relocated
to Brooklyn when he was 4. He grew up without a father, was "fully engaged" in
the Nation of Islam for 5 years, and was converted to Christianity by Nicky
Cruz. He and his high school sweetheart, Karen, gave their lives to the "person" of Jesus Christ and are in a 43 year dedicated marriage. He writes
this book out of his experiences of parish-based counseling of men, women and
couples over many decades...
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Some Informational Videos
About Mental Health Issues
Focus on Loss
January 17, 2017 12:00-1:30
Open to clergy, church staff, and seminarians with a desire to help people in emotional or mental distress.
Ethical Documentation in Clinical Practice:
from onerous task to purposeful effort
January 27, 2017 1:00-4:30
Facilitated by Sandy Morgenthal, LPCC-S, CCFC, RN
Documentation is required of all clinicians; a task that must be done. Knowing the requirements and learning a meaningful approach to the work of creating and maintaining client records doesn't have to be as daunting as it sounds. Each professional must address time management issues and find ways to achieve required levels of recording client data in a timely manner. Participants will learn the significance of accurate documentation and practical approaches and tools for keeping client records.
Integrating Spirituality and Psychotherapy:
how therapists can become competent in integrating client's spiritual concerns into psychotherapy
February 24, 2017 1:00-4:30
Facilitated by Clark Echols, MDiv, LPCC and Dr. Stephen J. Boyd, PhD
Many therapists find the relationship between psychotherapy, spirituality and religion a challenge. This workshop will teach how therapists can become competent in integrating client's spiritual concerns into psychotherapy.