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    When Life Goes Dark

    Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression

    by Richard Winter

    Psychiatrist and theologian Richard Winter explores the complex issues surrounding depression. He sorts through scientific research, dispels common misunderstandings and looks at how biblical characters experienced despair. Here is help for all those who find themselves, loved ones or those they counsel vulnerable to depression.

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    Christian Counseling Ethics

    A Handbook for Psychologists, Therapists and Pastors

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Randolph K. Sanders

    Editor Randolph K. Sanders assembles a team of scholar-practitioners to forge a comprehensive ethical approach to Christian counseling. Christian psychotherapists, pastors and others in the counseling profession will find here a ready resource for a wide array of contemporary clinical scenarios.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Preventing Suicide

    A Handbook for Pastors, Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors

    by Karen Mason

    Many pastors, chaplains and pastoral counselors play a vital role as agents of hope to people who are struggling, but most of them feel overwhelmed and unprepared to prevent suicides. Informed by her work as a psychologist, Karen Mason's guide to suicide prevention is an essential resource for proactive pastors.

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    Sin and Grace in Christian Counseling

    An Integrative Paradigm

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark R. McMinn

    Pitfalls in Christian counseling include either emphasizing sin at the expense of grace or grace at the expense of sin. Mark R. McMinn seeks to overcome these exaggerations and enable all those in the helping professions see the proper understanding and place of both sin and God's grace in the Christian counseling process.

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    Hope-Focused Marriage Counseling

    A Guide to Brief Therapy

    by Everett L. Worthington Jr.

    Everett L. Worthington Jr. offers a comprehensive manual for assisting couples over common rough spots and through serious problems in a manner that is compassionate, effective and brief.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Transformative Encounters

    The Intervention of God in Christian Counseling and Pastoral Care

    Edited by David W. Appleby and George Ohlschlager

    What would it mean for Christian counseling and pastoral care to take seriously the idea that God intervenes in the world? In this volume more than twenty of the best pastoral counselors, clinicians, and counselor educators introduce us to the models that they use to integrate the Scriptures and the work of the Holy Spirit into their daily practice.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Marriage Counseling

    A Christian Approach to Counseling Couples

    by Everett L. Worthington Jr.

    Everett L. Worthington Jr. provides a model for short-term marriage counseling that is biblical, practical and compassionate. Valuable evaluations of five other major approaches (psychoanalytic, systems, behavioral, cognitive and Christian) are included in an appendix.

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    Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?

    Helping (Not Hurting) Those with Emotional Difficulties

    by Dwight L. Carlson

    Physician Dwight L. Carlson marshals clinical evidence to demonstrate that many emotional hurts are just as biologically based as cancer and heart disease. Here is vivid proof that people in emotional pain deserve compassion, not condemnation.

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    Reconcilable Differences

    Hope and Healing for Troubled Marriages

    by Virginia Todd Holeman

    Counselor and teacher Virginia Todd Holeman weaves together biblical insight and rich theological reflection while drawing from the best of current psychological studies on forgiveness, repentance and reconciling to help couples work towards healing and transformation of broken relationships.

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    I Beg to Differ

    Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love

    by Tim Muehlhoff
    Foreword by Gregg Ten Elshof

    Communications expert Tim Muehlhoff provides a strategy for having difficult conversations, helping us move from contentious debate to constructive dialogue. Insights from Scripture and communication theory provide practical ways to manage disagreements and resolve conflicts.

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