TTPT 716 - Addressing Common Pastoral Counseling Concerns

A study of some of the common concerns presented to pastors and pastoral care leaders. Issues such as ADD and related disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, anger, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, loss and grief, self-image and identity disorders, sexual addictions and pornography, and suicide will be studied. Specific interventions will be studied to augment the overall helping processes learned in other classes. The integration of theology and psychology will be prominent in this course as well.

Prerequisite: TTPT 707.

Units: 3.

Notes: Required of M.Div. and M.A.C.M.L. (Pastoral Care & Counseling) students. When Offered: Spring.