The main goal of the Christian Theocentric Therapy (CTT for short; also known as biblicatherapy, not to be confused with bibliotherapy) centers around God as the One who provides (Jehovah-Jireh), heals (Jehovah-Rapha), and protects (Jehovah-Nissi). Based on the first of the two great commandments articulated by Jesus Christ (as recorded in the gospels according to Saint Mark and also Saint Matthew): the first one concerns the human relationship with God while the second involves human inter-relationship. The former is termed theocentric while the latter is called anthropocentric. This paper focuses on the first commandment from which the four tenets of CTT are derived: (i) heartfulness, (ii) soulfulness, (iii) mindfulness, and (iv) strengthfulness. It aims to provide an introductory understanding of theocentric therapy in the Christian context, and how it is facilitated in the therapeutic process of counseling.


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