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Self-Care in the In-Between

Brie Turns, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy, writes about four areas of self-care for those walking with others through suffering and loss.

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Resilience in the Day-to-Day: Narrative Medicine and the Power of Listening

Alison Wong, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy, writes about the power of intentional listening when serving those in various stages of illness.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Oscar Garcia Johnson

Response | Oscar García-Johnson on the Spirit at Work

In response to Siang-Yang Tan’s lecture “The Role of the Holy Spirit in Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy,” Oscar García-Johnson shares about the ways the Spirit works in all kinds of circumstances and, often, “behind the scenes.”

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.

Cristin Fort

Christin Fort on Poverty

Christin Fort, assistant professor of psychology at Wheaton College, examines the effects poverty and poor mental health have on each other, the oppressive cycle created as a result, and the church’s role to take action.

Lisseth Rojas-Flores

Response | Lisseth Rojas-Flores on Latino Children and Identity Formation

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In response to Juan Martínez’s lecture “Missiological Reflections on the ‘In-Betweenness’ of Latino Protestantism,” Lisseth Rojas-Flores, associate professor of clinical psychology, talks about the adversity faced by Latino children in the US and how churches can act as a positive disruption to this pattern.

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Migration in Missiological Perspective

At Fuller’s 2020 Missiology Lectures, scholars took a deep dive into Los Angeles’s unique history and culture to explore wider issues of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through a missiological perspective.

Brad Strawn

Brad Strawn on Anxiety in the Political Sphere

In the wake of Election Day, Brad Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, discusses navigating our anxiety and fear while moving toward emotional regulation and empathy.

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Brad Strawn on Psychology and Public Life

Brad Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, talks about mental health, psychological stress, self-differentiation, and emotional regulation in the context of a divisive political climate.

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A Legacy of Resilience

Integrating his multifaceted background and various identities, Cedric Williams finds a throughline of strength in the face of challenges