• 2866

    Restoring the Shattered Self

    A Christian Counselor's Guide to Complex Trauma

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Heather Davediuk Gingrich

    Many counselors are not adequately prepared to help those suffering from complex posttraumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD). In this updated text, Heather Davediuk Gingrich provides an essential resource for Christian counselors, ably integrating the established research on trauma therapy with insights from her own thirty years of experience and an understanding of the special concerns related to Christian counseling.

  • 5387

    Tending Soul, Mind, and Body

    The Art and Science of Spiritual Formation

    Center for Pastor Theologians Series

    Edited by Gerald L. Hiestand and Todd Wilson

    Jesus consistently demonstrated his concern and love for the whole person, and that task is carried forward today by church leaders. Based on the 2018 CPT conference, this volume brings together reflections by pastors, theologians, and psychologists who explore the relationships among three fields of study—theological anthropology, spiritual formation, and modern psychology—resulting in a vibrant whole-person theology.

  • 5234

    A Pastoral Rule for Today

    Reviving an Ancient Practice

    by John P. Burgess, Jerry Andrews, and Joseph D. Small

    How can pastors thrive amid the demands of being preacher, therapist, administrator, and CEO? We need a contemporary pastoral rule: a pattern for ministry that encourages and enables pastors to focus on what is most important in their pastoral task. Written by three veteran pastors, this book gives examples of pastoral rules in communities throughout the church's history, providing concrete advice on how pastors can develop and keep a pastoral rule today.

  • 2863

    Developing Clinicians of Character

    A Christian Integrative Approach to Clinical Supervision

    Christian Association of Psychological Studies Books

    by Terri S. Watson

    Terri S. Watson equips you to excel in "the helping profession within a helping profession" as you provide clinical supervision for other mental health workers. Grounding our thinking in the historic and contemporary wisdom of virtue ethics, this resource aims to identify and strengthen supervision's important role for character formation in the classroom, in continuing education for practitioners, and in clinical settings.

  • 2861

    Treating Trauma in Christian Counseling

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Heather Davediuk Gingrich and Fred C. Gingrich

    With extensive experience treating complex trauma, Heather Gingrich and Fred Gingrich have brought together key essays representing the latest psychological research on trauma from a Christian integration perspective. This text introduces counseling approaches, trauma information, and Christian reflections for students, instructors, clinicians, and researchers alike.

  • 5176

    Integrative Psychotherapy

    Toward a Comprehensive Christian Approach

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark R. McMinn and Clark D. Campbell

    Mark McMinn and Clark Campbell present an integrative model of psychotherapy that is grounded in Christian biblical teaching and in a critical and constructive engagement with contemporary psychology. Now in paperback, this foundational work integrates behavioral, cognitive, and interpersonal models of therapy within a Christian theological framework.

  • 3579

    Spiritual Direction

    A Guide to Giving and Receiving Direction

    by Gordon T. Smith

    God gives us companions on our journey. A spiritual director is one such companion, offering spiritual guidance. Whether you are a director, a directee or simply someone who wants to learn more about this ancient ministry, this comprehensive introduction to the art of both giving and receiving spiritual direction will be a helpful guide.

  • 3972

    Theology for Better Counseling

    Trinitarian Reflections for Healing and Formation

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Virginia Todd Holeman

    Seeking an adequate response to the "theological disequilibrium" of many of her patients, Virginia Todd Holeman set out to explore the connections between theology and the practice of counseling. Her "trinitarian reflections" will help students and practitioners create new pathways between theology and therapy.

  • 3978

    Counseling and Christianity

    Five Approaches

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Stephen P. Greggo and Timothy A. Sisemore
    Foreword by Eric L. Johnson

    This book provides a forum for five major perspectives on the interface of Christianity and psychology to display their distinctions in a counseling context. Experts in each approach show how to assess, conceptualize, counsel and offer aftercare to a hypothetical client with a variety of complex issues.

  • 4125

    The Recovery-Minded Church

    Loving and Ministering to People With Addiction

    by Jonathan Benz
    With Kristina Robb-Dover

    You want to have vibrant relationships with those who struggle with addiction in your church and community. This practical resource for church leaders and congregations answers your pressing questions about addiction and recovery, through real-life stories, the latest insights from medical science and a biblical framework for how to love the addicts in your midst.

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