Christian Counseling: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

Date: February 17, 2020

Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Abundant Grace Bible Church, 3900 Brightway Street, Weirton, WV 26062

Fee: Donation of any size to Abundant Grace Bible Church

Presenter: Dr. Aldo R. Pucci, Pastor of Abundant Grace Bible Church and President of the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists.

Who Many Attend: Pastors, Lay Ministers, Mental Health Professionals

What You Will Learn
— A Brief Overview of the Background and Philosophy of CBT and the Biblical Basis For It
— The Systematic Approach: How to Know Where You are In the Process at Any Give Point
— Goal Setting The Cognitive-Behavioral Way
— The ABCs of Emotions: How to Teach FolksWhat Causes Their Feelings and Behaviors (As a Man Thinketh)
— The Rational Questions: How to Help Clients Determine for Themselves Whether Their Thinking is Rational Based on God’s Principles
— How to Identify and Correct Underlying Assumptions
— Helping People Develop and Practice New Rational Replacement Thoughts
— How to End Counseling

In addition to the systematic, step-by-step approach, we’ll provide the Biblical basis for each step.

Dr. ALDO R. PUCCI, is President of the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists. Dr. Pucci was trained in Rational Behavior Therapy by its originator, internationally acclaimed psychiatrist Maxie C. Maultsby, Jr., MD. Dr. Pucci then went on to develop his own form of CBT known as “Rational Living Therapy.” He has trained thousands of mental health clinicians and has presented his workshops and certification seminars on Rational Living Therapy and Rational Hypnotherapy throughout the United States. Dr. Pucci’s seminars receive rave reviews. He holds the titles of Diplomate in Psychotherapy (The International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy), Diplomate in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (NACBT). Dr. Pucci is the author of many articles and two books, The Client’s Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Feel the Way You Want to Feel…No Matter What!

Dr. Pucci also serves as pastor of Abundant Grace Bible Church in Weirton, WV and as a band member of the Christian music band, Led By Mercy. He and his wife have two adult children, Aldo Jr. and Maria (Trevor), and two grandchildren, Olivia (3 years old), and Madelyn (on the way).

Space is limited to 30 attendees. For therapists interested in CEUs, application is being made for them. However, that will require a fee from the company providing the contact hours.