Dr. John E. N. Daniel

Dr. John E. N. Daniel is a leadership and education specialist, human services professional, therapist, business consultant, and certified life coach. John is visionary with a natural flair to coach, empower, develop, and assist persons from all walks of life attain their maximum potential and fulfill their life purpose and destiny. He counsels, coaches, consults, and mentors, and ministers to many all over the globe weekly.

Posts by Dr. John E. N. Daniel:

How do biblical principles integrate with the theoretical orientation(s) you have selected?

As an eclectic practitioner, whenever possible, I seek to integrate my Christian faith based on contextual circumstances. In this regard, I have successfully integrated CBT and EFT with my Christian faith using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) to achieve several positive client interventions and outcomes.

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·5 min read

What specific constructs, techniques, and interventions do you believe are the most effective?

According to Seligman and Reichenberg (2014), “CBT combines myriad treatments and techniques that all share a common principle that thoughts, rather than external circumstances, cause feelings and behaviors.”

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·5 min read

My Preferred Marital and Couple Therapeutic Approaches

Of the various marriage and couple therapies and models I have studied, I gravitate to the behavioral and emotion-centered approaches namely: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT).

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·7 min read

Disruptions that Undermine Effective Decision Making

As a decision-maker, visionary, and thinker, I tend to be very analytical, systematic, and logical. I submit that at the corpus of the decision-making process is developing a methodical and analytical approach to reduce the number of alternatives with which decision-makers are faced.

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·4 min read

Disruptions that Undermine Effective Communication

In my opinion, one of the key contributory factors to marital conflict comes directly from personality conflicts. I posit that effective communication may often be undermined and disrupted because of a lack of personal knowledge about one’s personality type.

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·4 min read

Constructs to Enhance Effective Marital Conflict Resolution

According to Dildar and Amjad (2012), conflict is an unavoidable phenomenon that occurs because of disagreements, dislikes, and arguments that prevails at all levels of human interaction including personal, professional, family, and social relationships. Gottman, (1994) asserts, “If there is one lesson I have learned...

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·4 min read

Constructs to Enhance Effective Marital Decision Making

Making decisions impact every facet of life and are sometimes made unilaterally. However, when the decision that one makes impacts others, whether directly or indirectly, the approach to making decisions should be made with due consideration for how others may be affected.

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·6 min read

Constructs to Enhance Effective Marital Communication

Communication, as an overarching principle, is arguably extraordinarily complex because of its multi-faceted and multi-layer variables, particularly in the context of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication.

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·5 min read

What resources and/or support systems are available to couples today? And what role, if any, should the Church play?

I posit that pastoral counselors, Christian counselors, professional counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists should be used as resource mechanisms to assist in bringing stability, transformation, and restoration to marriages.

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·4 min read

What threats or risks do marriages face today that may undermine the stability of the relationship based on cultural influences and legislative initiatives?

Between 1980 and 2008 statistical data indicate that multicultural marriages are significantly on the rise.

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·7 min read

What threats or risks do marriages face today that may undermine the stability of the relationship based on domestic and/or substance abuse?

Unfortunately, many marriages that face challenges regarding domestic and/or substance abuse result in separation and ultimately divorce. One of the most preventable substances abused is alcohol.

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·5 min read

What threats or risks do marriages face today that may undermine the stability of the relationship based on increased economic and financial hardships?

The are several factors that impinge economic and financial pressures associated with couples considering marriage.

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·5 min read