Character Adaptation Systems Theory
In March 2017, Dr. Gregg Henriques published Character Adaptation Systems Theory: A New Big Five for Personality and Psychotherapy. CAST is a formulation derived from Henriques' (2011) unified approach to psychology that links recent developments in personality theory with integrative visions of psychotherapy via the explication of five systems of character adaptation: (1) the habit system; (2) the experiential system; (3) the relationship system; (4) the defensive system; and (5) the justification system.
Making Sense of Beliefs and Values
Dr. Craig Shealy just published the definitive tome on human beliefs, Making Sense of Beliefs and Values, which includes contributions from many leading scholars as well as many students from the C-I doctoral program. Making Sense of Beliefs and Values by Craig Shealy, on Amazon
Integrating Neuroscience and Play Therapy
Anne Stewart, CI core faculty, w/ colleagues Lennie Echterling and Thom Field, published the lead article in the 25th Anniversary Special Issue of the International Journal of Play Therapy (IJPT): Integrating Neuroscience and Play Therapy (January, 2016). IJPT is published by APA.http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/pla/25/1/1.html
Married in Mission
Alexis Kenny, one of our first-year students, has recently had her first booked published. Married in Mission is a 230-page guide for couples called to the complex, yet fulfilling world of cross-cultural volunteer / mission work. This resource addresses the inherent challenges and benefits of overseas ministry from the perspective of husband and wife. With a total of 21 interactive exercises concerning marriage and service, Married in Mission is a means for individuals to purposefully engage with their vocational roles as both spouses and missioners. Visit the “Married in Mission” website