The 2020 Integration Symposium explored contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.
Rebecca Baer, drawing parallels from her research on joy, reflects on both distorted and positive forms of gratitude.
Robert Emmons discusses gratitude in spiritual contexts and how gratitude directed toward God can be formative to who we are.
Wilmer G. Villacorta meditates on how we have come to objectify others and how gratitude can be a step toward witnessing God’s shalom and justice in creation.
Robert Emmons, alongside Fuller scholars and practitioners, delves into the science of gratitude and the ways it shapes our relationship with one another, with God, and with the wider natural world.
As she leans into her own identities as a psychologist, a Christian, and a Black woman, Christin Fort serves communities at the overlapping intersections of faith, research, and identity
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.