Biblical Counselling and Human Physiology

PC027-712/812/912

EVERY SEMESTER

Online recordings

Level 7, Level 8, Level 9

Lecturer

Mike Emlet (lectures recorded at PTC), Karl Hood (tutor)

Is this unit for you?

This unit contributes to enhancing your professional and vocational formation by developing understanding of the theory and approaches to biblical counselling with special reference to pastoral ministry to people who manifest symptoms of physiological disorders. 

What you will learn

You will look at theoretical issues in pastoral counselling in relation to physiological disorders, and then consider practical application in several of the topics listed below in the unit contents.

UNIT CONTENT

Section A: Theory

  1. Pastoral Counselling and Physiological disorders
  2. Biblical Anthropology and its counselling implications

 

Section B: Practice and Case Study

  1. Chronic Pain & Brain anatomy
  2. Psychopharmacology: Case study
  3. Biblical Psychiatry & Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  4. Trauma and the Body
  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies for overcoming obsessive–compulsive disorder
  6. Brain on drug
  7. Menopause
  8. Demon Possession and Oppression.

Delivery

  • Online recordings
  • Essays and assignments

KEY TEXTS

  • Michael R. Emlet, Cross Talk: Where Life and Scriptures Meet (Greensboro: New Growth Press, 2009).

ACT unit DESCRIPTIONS

God’s wisdom for abundant living in Christ

The National Centre for Biblical Counselling is a centre of PTC, a Reformed, evangelical Bible college training people for ministry and mission

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