In this article, Carol Cornish discusses the issue of temptation in counseling, specifically the temptations present in opposite-sex counseling. Cornish argues that the well-being of the counselor and counselee must be a consideration, not simply protections for the counselor to avoid temptation. Cornish examines biblical principles, observations from other writers and myths inherent in professionalism. She concludes with a discussion of practical implications and guidance for counselors in dealing with opposite-sex counseling scenarios.
Making Sense of Self-Pity
What is self-pity, and how should we view it? How can we turn our self-pity into godly lament that engages […]