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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
March 14, 2017 12:00-1:30
During this lunch, we'll focus on current understandings of attachment and the role it plays in our relationship dynamics as well as how to recognize common patterns so that we can be more helpful in pointing the way toward healing.
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.
Ethical Decision Making: Resolving Dilemmas Under Stress
Friday, March 3, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
3 Ethics CE hours
We all want to do the right thing in our professional work, and we strive to do it. Yet sometimes we feel uncertain. How can we be sure we are making the best decision in difficult situations we encounter? The very nature of a dilemma is that we are often being confronted with two or more undesirable choices.