Tag: Biblical counseling

  • Advice to a friend concerning mental health

    We are all sinners and subject to natural death, our bodies slowly break down as we age. Many are quite familiar with common physical ailments, yet our minds can also become broken. These are all effects of the Fall. Sadly there is a negative stigma against those suffering from mental illness. And many sufferers never […]

  • A Reformed conversation on nouthetic and biblical counseling

    I just had a very fruitful exchange with a dear brother, Philip, who is Reformed like me, and who suffers from serious mental illness like me, on the topic of my recent blog post on Jay Adam’s nouthetic counseling. If you’d like to read the blog post to see what precisely he responded to you […]

  • Nouthetic Counseling: A Critical Evaluation

    So I made the mistake of asking my Facebook friends what nouthetic counseling (Greek: noutheteo, to admonish) is yesterday. I received a flood of responses. However, most of the responses were very much pro- nouthetic counseling. And they spoke glowingly about self-styled BIBLICAL COUNSELOR Jay Adams. In this post I will give a critical (yet […]