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Fuller Dialogues

The 2020 Integration Symposium explored contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.

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Siang-Yang Tan

Christian Approaches to Counseling and Psychotherapy

Senior Professor of Psychology Siang-Yang Tan, joined by other scholars, explores the integration of the disciplines of counseling and psychotherapy with Spirit-led Christian faith.

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Siang-Yang Tan on Perspectives on Faith and Psychology

In his lecture “A Christian Perspective on Human Nature and Effective Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Siang-Yang Tan explores various perspectives on the integration of Christian faith and psychology, while emphasizing that maturity in Christ is always the ultimate goal.

Sean Love

Response | Sean Love on Therapy as Movement Toward God

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “A Christian Perspective on Human Nature and Effective Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Sean Love speaks about therapy as one way of helping clients in their growth and movement toward God.

Brede Parker

Response | Brede Parker on Relational Anthropology

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “A Christian Perspective on Human Nature and Effective Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Brede Parker speaks about relationships as a necessary element of human life and experience.

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Q&A | Siang-Yang Tan, Sean Love, and Brede Parker

Siang-Yang Tan, Sean Love, and Brede Parker discuss therapy, relationships, and spiritual growth in a Q&A moderated by Brad Strawn.

Siang-Yang Tan

Siang-Yang Tan on Implicit and Explicit Integration

In his lecture “Implicit and Explicit Integration in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Siang-Yang Tan looks at covert and overt approaches to integrating spiritual issues in therapy—while stressing the ethical responsibility and clinical sensitivity required for both.

Ahmi Lee

Response | Ahmi Lee on Preachers and Christian Therapists

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “Implicit and Explicit Integration in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Ahmi Lee reflects on the commonalities between preaching and Christian counseling as well as how they partner in speaking truth into and building up the body of Christ.

Abbey Craigg

Response | Abbey Craigg on Integration

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “Implicit and Explicit Integration in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Abbey Craigg reflects on the task of integrating faith and therapy, resistsing the distinctions between implicit and explicit approaches.

psychology panel

Q&A | Siang-Yang Tan and Ahmi Lee

Siang-Yang Tan and Ahmi Lee discuss the role of the Christian psychologist in the church and the risks of religious abuse in counseling in a Q&A moderated by Brad Strawn.

Siang-Yang Tan

Siang-Yang Tan on the Holy Spirit and Christian Counseling

In his lecture “The Role of the Holy Spirit in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Siang-Yang Tan reflects on the power and gifts of the Holy Spirit and on the different ways the Spirit’s work is crucial in Christian counseling.

Emilie Noah

Response | Emilie Noah on Vulnerability, Risk, and Liberation

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “The Role of the Holy Spirit in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Emilie Noah speaks about the vulnerable moments between therapists and clients that bring about connection, healing, and liberation.

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Q&A | Siang-Yang Tan, Oscar García-Johnson, and Emilie Noah

Siang-Yang Tan, Oscar García-Johnson, and Emilie Noah discuss the Holy Spirit’s work in Christian counseling in a Q&A moderated by Brad Strawn.

Thema Bryant-Davis and the words FULLER dialogues: Holistic Healing and Wellness

Holistic Healing and Wellness

Scholars and guests explore contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.

Thema Bryant-Davis and the words FULLER dialogues: Holistic Healing and Wellness

FULLER dialogues: Holistic Healing and Wellness

The 2020 Integration Symposium explored contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.

Response | Carly Crouch on Jeremiah and Trauma

Carly Crouch, David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Biblical Narratives of Trauma: Paths to Spiritual and Psychological Restoration.”

Response | Denette Boyd-King on Virtue Development

Denette Boyd-King, PhD student, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “The Therapeutic Role of Contemplative Practice: Christian Mindfulness and Embodied Healing.”

robert craig

Response | Robert Craig on Trauma and Meaning-Making

Robert Craig, PhD student, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Biblical Narratives of Trauma: Paths to Spiritual and Psychological Restoration.”

Response | Daniel D. Lee on Christian Identity and Decolonization

Daniel D. Lee, assistant provost for the Center for Asian American Theology and Ministry, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Wisdom from Womanist Psychology.”

Response | Tina Armstrong on Reclaiming Contemplative Practices

Tina Armstrong, assistant professor of clinical psychology, director of clinical training, and PhD in clinical psychology program chair, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “The Therapeutic Role of Contemplative Practice: Christian Mindfulness and Embodied Healing.”

Response | Seanita Scott on the Black Superwoman and Self-Definition

Seanita Scott, PhD student, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Wisdom from Womanist Psychology: Integrating Art, Spirit, Activism, and Community.”

Peter Hill

Humility and Gratitude as Religiously Inflected Virtues | Peter Hill

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Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, considers the ways the virtues of humility and gratitude affect everyday human life.