Teens and Body Image

Ellen Castillo

Ellen Castillo

As I approached writing this blog post, I asked my 18-year-old daughter for input. I asked her what she would like counselors, youth workers, and parents to consider on this topic. She said this: “Body image issues are common, all girls struggle with it. Some of the prettiest, thinnest, and most attractive are the ones who have the most discontent with their bodies.” Continue reading

Friday’s 5 to Live By

The BCC

The BCC

Friday's 5 To Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Continue reading

Gospel Grace for the Eating-Disordered Woman, Part 2

Marie Notcheva

Marie Notcheva

Gospel Grace for the Eating-Disordered Woman, Part 2

You’re reading Part 2 of a two-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on eating disorders by Marie Notcheva. In the first part of this series, we considered the faulty thinking and “idolatry” behind eating disorders. In the second, we consider some gospel-centered differences in how to counsel anorexic and bulimic women. Continue reading

Understanding “The Monster Within”: Eating Disorders, Part 1

Marie Notcheva

Marie Notcheva

Understanding The Monster Within--Eating Disorders Part 1

You’re reading Part 1 of a two-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on eating disorders by Marie Notcheva. In the first part of this series, we will consider the faulty thinking and “idolatry” behind eating disorders; in the second, we will consider some gospel-centered differences in how to counsel anorexic and bulimic women. Continue reading

Counseling as if a Life Depended on It (Anorexia)

The BCC

The BCC

This workshop explains the physical issue of anorexia and the biblical antidote. It includes biblical principles, helping your counselee renew her mind, and, by God's grace to overcome her sinfully entrenched delusions about her weight.