CS105Spiritual Disciplines for Emotional Self-Care

CS105 : Spiritual Disciplines for Emotional Self-Care (1.5 Credit)
Academic Year : AY 2019-2020 Sem 1
About this course

Am I able to hold my bundle of emotions (thoughts, feelings, visceral experiences and urges) so that I do not simply react to situations but respond in a way that reflect that I am a follower of Christ? Perhaps we struggle with this in stressful situations, with anger, sadness, anxiety and other emotional experiences in our day to day living. There is hope. We learnt from neuroscience that it is possible to regulate our emotions through new experiences. As part of our self-care, we can tap on Christian spiritual

disciplines to create new emotional experiences that make space for God in our life. In this space we open ourselves to be more aware of God’s presence, to notice and hold our inner experiences with more openness, to discern with greater clarity what God is saying to us through his Word in our situation, and to allow the Holy Spirit to enable us to act in a way that brings greater love, praise and service to God.

This course is experiential; it is for anyone who desires to experiment with embracing the Christian spiritual disciplines in their ordinary living towards greater emotional well-being. May we receive and experience God’s grace in our emotional self-care.
Lecturer : Seah Chiew Kwan
Ms Seah Chiew Kwan is a graduate from Biblical Graduate School of Theology (Grad Dip CS in Christian Education and MCS), TCA College (MA Counselling). Currently, she is an adjunct lecturer with BGST and Tung Ling Bible School. She was a facilitator for Core Clinical Skills with TCA College, School of Counselling for 2 years and a lecturer with Singapore Polytechnic for 20 years. In 2010, she and her late sister established Keeper’s Loft, a ministry of soul care. She has been facilitating silence and solitude retreats for churches and small groups since then. She offers professional counselling and Christian spiritual mentoring for individuals as a private practitioner. She integrates psychotherapy and Christian spirituality in her work and ministry. She is married to Roy and they with 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren. She is also a cancer survivor.
Venue: Biblical Graduate School of Theology , AMA Building (previously Golden Wheel Industrial Building) 50 Kallang Pudding Road #07-01 Singapore 349326
Course Timing:

Dates (2019)
Jul 6, 20
Aug 3, 17, 31
(9:30am – 12:30pm)

Course Type: Regular Live (1.5 Cr)
Semester: Semester 1
Credits: 1.5 Credit
Max class size: 40

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