Strategic Pastoral Counseling

Author: David G. PhD Benner
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781441200563
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Therapeutic counseling in a Christian context can be highly effective when it maintains narrowly focused goals in a time-limited setting. The details of this proven model of pastoral counseling are described in this practical guide. This second edition of Strategic Pastoral Counseling has been thoroughly revised and includes two new chapters. Benner includes helpful case studies, a new appendix on contemporary ethical issues, and updated chapter bibliographies. His study will continue to serve clergy and students well as a valued practical handbook on pastoral care and counseling.

Helping Angry People

Author: Glenn Taylor
Publisher: Regent College Publishing
ISBN: 9781573832533
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Anger is one of the most common problems counselors face. What does the Bible say about it? Is all Anger sin? Is there a way to turn anger into something positive? Glenn Taylor and Rod Wilson bring their pastoral, teaching, and counseling experience to bear on the various issues surrounding anger and provide a step-by-step, biblically based approach to helping people understand and deal with their anger. Helping Angry People follows the counseling model developed by clinical psychologist David G. Benner for pastoral counselors. This model is: . short term . enhanced by outside reading assignments . carefully structured . holistic . spiritually focused . explicitly Christian After giving a brief overview of this model, the authors present a five-session format that guides counselors through a hypothetical counseling situation, from initial encounter, through counselees' feelings, thoughts and behaviors, to the process of referral and termination. Helping Angry People, together with its companion handout for counselees, Exploring Your Anger, is perfectly suited for pastors who want to counsel in a psychologically informed way that also emphasizes the spiritual resources of Christian ministry. Glenn Taylor (M.Th., M.Ed.) has been Counselor/consultant and researcher in missions for many years with the Missionary Health Institute, Toronto. Rod Wilson (Ph.D., York University) is President and Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Coping with Depression

Author: Siang-Yang Tan
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441233482
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Nineteen million Americans suffer from depression each year It can strike anyone, and being a Christian does not exempt you. But help is here. Understanding the ABCs of emotional life-Affect, Behavior, and Cognition-can shed light on the causes of depression. In this revised and updated edition of Coping with Depression, the authors look carefully at the ABCs, showing how your thoughts affect the way you feel and describing how each dimension is linked with depression. They balance the spiritual dimension of approaching depression with the most recent scientific research and offer highly practical and proven strategies for coping. If you suffer from depression or know someone who does, you will find encouragement and help in this reassuring book. "Tan and Ortberg educate and edify. They build on state-of-the-science understanding, state-of-the-treatment tips from therapy, and state-of-the-spirit nurture of the whole person. The result: an educational and uplifting book to guide people out of depression."-Everett L. Worthington Jr., Ph.D., chair of psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University "Coping with Depression is a spiritually sensitive, scientifically informed, and highly practical resource for people struggling with depression and those who would seek to understand and help them."-Stanton L. Jones, Ph.D., provost, Wheaton College Siang-Yang Tan (Ph.D., McGill University) is a graduate professor of psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He also serves as senior pastor of First Evangelical Church of Glendale. John Ortberg (M.Div., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is a pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church and author of If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat and Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them.

The Resource Guide for Christian Counselors

Author: Douglas R. Flather
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801052491
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This referral directory gives the user immediate access to essential, up-to-date Christian counseling resources. It is organized alphabetically under 46 general topics that encompass counseling issues, professional issues, and educational issues.

Ich bin o k Du bist o k

Author: Thomas A. Harris
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644012210
Format: PDF, Docs
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Thomas A. Harris hat zusammen mit Eric Berne («Spiele der Erwachsenen») die Transaktionsanalyse wissenschaftlich begründet und praktisch erprobt. Das vorliegende Buch ist die Summe seiner zehnjährigen Arbeit mit Einzelnen und Gruppen. Harris erklärt an anschaulichen Beispielen aus dem Alltagsleben die vier Grundeinstellungen, die das Verhalten aller Menschen bestimmen. Er wendet sein System an auf Probleme in der Ehe und bei der Kindererziehung, auf psychische und geistige Störungen, auf Aggression und Gewalt, auf die Generationenkonflikte, auf Vorurteile gegenüber Minderheiten, auf Fragen der Kreativität, Schwierigkeiten in der Pubertätszeit, ethische und religiöse Überzeugungen und internationale Spannungen.