What is a Christian Counselor – A CCU Professor’s Perspective

A professional counseling is having a counseling session with a patient.

Dr. Andrew Wichterman is an assistant professor in Colorado Christian University’s Master of Arts in Counseling program, offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies. Read his bio below. Question: “How can you be a Christian counselor in a secular setting?” The question here is not how a counselor conducts Christian counseling but how … Continued

6 Career Counseling Jobs You Can Land With a MAC

6 jobs you can land with a mac degree

Excellent communication skills, keen listening skills and a high level of compassion make a great start for a career in counseling. Add a master of arts degree in counseling (MAC) to the mix and you’ve just pushed the door open even further. A masters degree in counseling can help you land any number of career … Continued

The Different Types of Mental Health Professionals Defined

It’s not uncommon for people to call me Dr. Zimmerman. While quite a compliment, I have to correct them. “I’m not a doctor. I have a master’s degree in counseling. I’m an LPC.” The field of mental health experts is expansive. When someone says, “I’m a therapist” it’s hard to know what he or she … Continued

Christian Counseling vs. Secular Counseling

Christian couseling vs. secular counseling. What are the differences and similarities? As a general rule, both Christian counseling and secular counseling share the same desire to help people overcome their problems, find meaning and joy in life, and become healthy and well-adjusted individuals, both mentally and emotionally. Most counselors have graduate degrees and have spent … Continued