Psychologists get it right for once!!!

One thing that really irritates me is the way the church seems to like being 50 years or more behind the world. Just as the church is embracing Freudian theory much of the psychiatric world is rejecting it for biological and psychological theories.

Freudian theory can produce victims who blame others, and the experiences they have been through for the mess they are in.

The essence of all cognitive theories is that we are not controlled by events,but by the meanings we give to events. -ed P.Wright, J.Stern, M. Phelan, Core Psychiatry, 2000 p582

What that means is that it is possible to actually help someone to change the meanings they give to the terrible experiences they have been through. This can liberate them from the inevitable bondeage that the idea of ‘emotional injury’ can sometimes produce.

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Adrian Warnock is a medical doctor, and a writer. Since 1995 he has been a member of Jubilee Church London which has sites in Enfield, Wood Green and Ilford. Adrian serves as part of Jubilee's leadership team alongside Tope Koleoso. Together they have written Hope Reborn - How to Become a Christian and Live for Jesus, published by Christian Focus. Adrian is also the author of Raised With Christ - How The Resurrection Changes Everything, published by Crossway. Read more about Adrian Warnock or connect with him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

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