Welcome to the Society for Christian Psychology!
Learn about about our mission to work out a distinctly Christian psychology. Inside the website you’ll find:
- A weekly Blog. Our blogger for the month of April is Scott Holman, M.T.S. Scott is the blogmaster for the Society for Christian Psychology website and blogs regularly at School of the Broken Heart.
- A growing list of resources, including information about Christian psychology, ancient and contemporary Christian psychologists, sample articles, recommended books, sister organizations and institutions, and .pdf copies of our journal, Edification, and copies of our newsletter, Soul & Spirit
- Conferences of the SCP and other related organizations
- Grant and research opportunities
- Information on how to become a member of the Society. Consider partnering with us in the project of a radically Christian vision and practice of psychology.
News & Announcements:
Check out the Christian psychology journals from the European Movement of Christian Anthropology, Psychology, and Psychotherapy at the website Christian Psychology Around the World
Highly recommended books: Transformative Encounters: The Intervention of God in Christian Counseling and Pastoral Care, edited by Appleby and Ohlschlager. Most of the articles are descriptions of Christian psychology approaches.
Evidence-Based Practices for Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy, edited by Worthington, Johnson, Hook, & Aten, which gives an overview of the state-of-the-art of research on Christian forms of counseling and psychotherapy.
In Our Lives First: Meditations for Counselors by Diane Langberg. It’s a new e-book, so you can get it at: In Our Lives First
Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church are co-sponsoring “The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church,” to be held on March 28, 2014, along with Bishop Kevin Vann of the Orange County diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Orange County. Some of our members will be presenting, including Eric Johnson, Matthew Stanford, and Chuck Hannaford. The keynote addresses and discussions will be streamed. You can find out more at Mental Health and the Church
The next CAPS International Conference is coming up soon: April 3-5, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. For more information go to www.caps.net. There will be a Christian psychology discussion group meeting during the conference, held on Friday at 5:30pm. We’ll be hearing noted Christian psychologist researcher Paul Watson discuss “Christian Rationality and the Ideological Surround of Psychology.” Come and join us!
Research Participants Needed!
A Study on Grace, conducted by Tim Sisemore, at Richmont Graduate University: Grace Study